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PETTY, Sir William.

Several Essays in Political Arithmetick: The Titles of which follow in the ensuing Pages.

Published: London: Printed for Robert Clavel and Henry Mortlock, 1699

Stock code: 98756

Price: £1,250

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First collected edition of Petty’s writings on Political Arithmetic and Demography.

Octavo (181 115 mm). Nineteenth-century polished calf, gilt roll border to covers, neatly rebacked, preserving the original spine. Corners rubbed. Leaf 2A1, (the first subtitle reading “An Essay Concerning the Multiplication of Mankind and Essay in Political Arithmetic, Concerning the Growth of the City of London: The Third Edition. London, 1698”) cut away, as often. Occasional spotting or marginal staining; an excellent copy.

Bibliography: Keynes 42.

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