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An Estimate of the Comparative Strength of Great-Britain


Author: George Chalmers

Publisher: Stockdale

Year Printed: 1786

Edition: First

Printing: First

Condition: Good

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Pages: 238

Height: 8.75 inches

Width: 5.5 inches


An important history book, throwing light on the history of Britain's commerce in the early years of Empire and in the lead up to the Napoleonic Wars and the Age of Nelson. An Estimate of the Comparitive strength of Great-Britain, during the present and four preceding reigns, and of the losses of her trade from every war since the Revolution. Stockdale, london 1786. Octavo, xi, [1], 238p, [16], folding table present. Contemporary full tree calf leather, sl worn, gilt rolled borders, spine with an old repair, relaid onto calf, sl worming and cracking to the bottom of joints, small fingernail sized piece of leather missing to lower inner corner of upper board, boards solidly attached. Bookplate of the Worcester Pull Court Library.