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The One Pound Note: its History, Place, and Power in Scotland, and its Adaptability for England

By BAIRD (William)

Edinburgh: Andrew Baxendine, 1901. Second edition, 61pp., orig. printed boards, worn and stained.

$33.41

The One Pound Note in the Rise and Progress of Banking in Scotland, and Its Adaptability to England.

By GRAHAM (William)

Edinburgh: James Thinn, 1886. First edition, 324pp., orig. cloth.

$46.78

The One Pound Note in the History of Banking in Great Britain.

By GRAHAM (William)

Edinburgh: James Thinn, 1911. Second edition, 410pp., frontis., 14 illustrations, inner hinge split but holding, orig. cloth, extremities worn.

$60.14

French Measure and English Equivalents. For the Use of Manufactures in Iron, Steel, &c.; Engineers, Toolmakers, Millwrights, Draughtsmen, Foremen, Mechanics, Forgemen, Rollermen & Artisans generally

By BROOK (John)

London: E. & F. N. Spon, Ltd.; New York: Spon & Camberlain, 1906. Oblong 12mo (105 x 80 mm),x, 11-80pp., text detached from the orig. limp roan, upper cover creased, a little worn, lettered in gilt on upper cover.

$26.73

A Treatise upon Tithes: containing an Estimate of every Titheable Article in Common Cultivation; with the various modes of compounding for the same ..... to which are prefixed, Observations on a Pamphlet written by Rich. Flower recommending the Abolition of Tithes ..... Dedicated to ..... the Bishop of Lincoln [George Pretyman-Tomline]

By BEARBLOCK (James)

Printed for J. Deighton, Cambridge; C. Knight, Windsor; C. Stanes, Chelmsford; Hanwell and Parker, Oxford, and J. Hatchard, 1809. Third Edition, much enlarged, xiii, [3], 184pp., original wrappers, piece missing from lower wrapper, uncut. No edition in Kress or Goldsmith.

$66.83

Improved Tables of Gain and Discount: shewing real profits from 2 % to 50 % on the prime cost of goods, at any price, from one penny to £2000, after allowing discounts from 2 to 50 percent : also, tables for taking off the discount, to prove the accuracy of the former by shewing the net gain : with commission, brokerage, and English money changed into Irish, without the loss of the fractional part of the half-farthing

By REED (William)

London: Printed for the author by Henry-Kent Causton, 1806. First edition, ff. 248, signed by the author on the verso of the title as a token of genuineness, apart from the prelims, tables printed in four columns, a bit browned in places, title-page fragile at edges, recent half calf, marbled boards. Not in Goldsmith's or Kress; Copac locates copies at BL, Bodley and Birmingham.

$100.24

Interest at one View, calculated to a farthing: At 2½, 3, 3½, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 per cent. For 1000 £. to 1 £. for 1 day to 96 days; and for 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12 months. With rules and examples to cast up interest at any rate, by the said tables. With a curious table, whereby standard gold and silver, in bars, is compared with the courses of exchange between Amsterdam and London. Also tables for reducing the most common gold coins to pounds, and the contarary: being very useful in receiving and paying monies. The eighth edition, with additions ... To which is added, a concise table, whereby to cast up salaries and wages speedily, and others of great use in receiving and paying of money

By HAYES (Richard)

London: Printed for W. Meadows, 1751. 16mo, [5-]347, [3, advertisements]pp., small strip missing from top of first 2 leaves, without loss, a little spotted or soiled in places, nineteenth-century hard-grained morocco, lettered in gilt on spine, the patch where the author's name should be is missing, lacking rear free endpaper, sound. Hayes, an 'accomptant and writing-master', first published these interest tables in 1732 and they were reprinted regularly for the next 70 years. The early editions are all rare, the only edition in Kress being 1765. (ESTC 166875, O and C only).

$60.14

Bibliography of Economics 1751-1775.

By HIGGS (Henry)

Cambridge University Press. 1935. First edition, xxii, 742pp., orig. cloth. A comprehensive, chronologically arranged, catalogue of literature of economic interest. This volume contains about 7,000 items embracing Agriculture, Fisheries, Shipping, Manufactures, Commerce, Colonies, Finance, Social Conditions, Transport, Topography, etc., with numerous annotations.

$60.14

A Catalogue of Pamphlets on Economic Subjects Published Between 1750 and 1900 and now Housed in Irish Libraries.

By BLACK (R.D. Collison)

Belfast. 1969. First Edition, 4to, 632pp., orig. cloth, d.w. Listing all pamphlets of economic interest published anywhere in the world between 1750 and 1900, of which at least one copy is now housed in any one of sixteen major Irish Libraries.

$25.39

Contemporary Printed Sources for British and Irish Economic History 1701-1750.

By HANSON (L.W.)

Cambridge University Press. 1963. First Edition, xxiv,978pp., ex-library, orig. cloth, d.w. The comprehensive indexes are an important feature of the book. 6,487 entries, with bibliographical notes, and locations of copies.

$46.78