London, Printed for G. Kearsly, 1761.
Octavo, [iv], 85, [iii] (blank), [iv], 92, [iv], 96, [iv], 165 pages with an errata slip laid down on the recto of the last page plus 3 folding tables.
Early full calf with much later contrasting leather title and date labels; joints broken but the boards are still attached by the cords; minor wear to the extremities, with slight loss to the head and foot of the spine; occasional foxing; leather turn-ins have tanned the margins of the endpapers and the first and last few leaves; mild signs of use and age; overall a very good copy.
A history of the development of taxation in England, including a commentary upon the effects of every piece of legislation affecting taxes. With a contemporary ownership label [Mertoun].