A Treatise on the Wealth, Power, and Resources of the British Empire in every Quarter of the World, including the East Indies: The Rise and Progress of the Funding System Explained; With Observations on the National Resources for the beneficial Employment of a redundant Population, and for rewarding the Military and Naval Officers, Soldiers, and Seamen, for their Services to their Country during the late War. Illustrated by copious statistical tables, constructed on a new plan, and exhibiting a collected view of the different subjects discussed in this work
London: Joseph Mawman, 1814. First edition. Hardcover. xii, 451, (1), 91. A wonderful conspectus, packed with tables and argument. Contents clean, with occasional minor foxing. Large quarto, 12.5 x 10 ins, a hitherto unbound copy, all edges uncut, and now in a new quarter binding of light blue paper-covered boards with a cream paper-covered spine with printed label. An attractively conserved first printing of Colquhoun's great work. Very Good+. Item #18141203
[Extra Heavy Item].