THE HISTORY OF THE REVENUE OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE...The Third Edition
London: A. Strahan, for T. Cadell and W. Davies...1803, 1803, 1804. Third edition, revised, with a new author introductory note (first was in 1785). Three volumes, octavo, old mottled calf, spines with labels, raised bands, gilt ornaments, page edges marbled. pp (2, half-title), xvi, 532; viii, 411, (1), 63 (appendices); viii, 320, 196 (appendices). Gilt spine ornaments rubbed, dulled; joints lightly rubbed; cracks to joints and hinges neatly repaired internally with rice paper; offset browing to endpaper margins for turn-ins; VG copy otherwise, internally fine; clean, attractive, tight in the bindings. "Containing an Account of the public Income and expenditure from the remotest Periods recorded in History, to Michaelmas 1802. With a Review of the Financial Administration of the Right Honorable William Pitt." A standard work on British taxation in its day. Sabin 81397
Condition: Binding: Hardcover.