Three Tracts on the Corn-Trade and Corn-Laws .. 1. A Short Essay on the Corn-Trade and the Corn-Laws .. 2. Considerations on the Laws relating to the Importation and Exportation of Corn .. [and] 3. A Collection of Papers relative to the Price, Exportation and Importation of Corn .. to which is added a supplement containing several papers and calculations which tend to explain and confirm what is advanced in the foregoing tracts. Charles SMITH.

Three Tracts on the Corn-Trade and Corn-Laws .. 1. A Short Essay on the Corn-Trade and the Corn-Laws .. 2. Considerations on the Laws relating to the Importation and Exportation of Corn .. [and] 3. A Collection of Papers relative to the Price, Exportation and Importation of Corn .. to which is added a supplement containing several papers and calculations which tend to explain and confirm what is advanced in the foregoing tracts

London, The Author, 1766 ['second edition, corrected and enlarged'; the first two tracts were first published in 1758 and 1759 respectively].

Octavo, [ii], iv, 235, [1] pages.

Contemporary full polished calf with the spine attractively gilt-decorated with raised bands; extremities slightly rubbed, with minor wear to the bottom corners and a tiny abrasion to the front cover; endpapers and first and last few leaves slightly foxed and a little discoloured around the margins by the leather; scattered pale foxing; tiny blank piece missing from the bottom corner of one leaf; an excellent copy.

Important early works on the corn trade, which earned the praise of Adam Smith in his 'Wealth of Nations'.

Item #71170

Price: $750.00