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HAMILTON, Robert.

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  1. An Introduction to Merchandise: containing, a complete system of arithmetic, a system of algebra, forms and manner of transacting bills of exchange, book-keeping in various forms, an account of the trade of Great Britain, and the laws and practices relati
    HAMILTON, Robert. An Introduction to Merchandise: containing, a complete system of arithmetic, a system of algebra, forms and manner of transacting bills of exchange, book-keeping in various forms, an account of the trade of Great Britain, and the laws and practices relati

    Edinburgh and London : 1788

    Second, corrected and revised edition of this famous work by the Scottish political economist and mathematician. Hamilton (1743-1829) was born in Edinburgh and his working life began as a clerk with a firm of bankers, during which period he, with other literary and political enthusiasts, formed the Speculative Society. In 1769 he became rector of Perth... Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 105428

  2. An Inquiry concerning the Rise and Progress, the Redemption and Present State, and the Management, of the National Debt of Great Britain.
    HAMILTON, Robert. An Inquiry concerning the Rise and Progress, the Redemption and Present State, and the Management, of the National Debt of Great Britain.

    Edinburgh : 1814

    Second edition, enlarged from the first of the previous year. It marks the "first serious attack upon the general sinking fund policy of the period Hamilton declared that the only genuine sinking fund consisted in an excess of revenue over expenditure and that all other sinking funds were illusory. He held it desirable to maintain a sinking fund of... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 129989

  3. An Introduction to Merchandise: containing the theory and practice of arithmetic; algebra, with the doctrine of annuities; and commerce, including treatises on monies, weights, measures, exchanges, and book-keeping, with an appendix, containing tables of
    HAMILTON, Robert. An Introduction to Merchandise: containing the theory and practice of arithmetic; algebra, with the doctrine of annuities; and commerce, including treatises on monies, weights, measures, exchanges, and book-keeping, with an appendix, containing tables of

    Edinburgh : 1820

    First edition thus. "In 1820 a new edition of Hamilton appeared, edited by Elias Johnston, who states that the text had been revised with the advice and approbation of the author. Johnstone rewrote the whole book and based his chapter on book-keeping on a short summary - although with extensive model accounts - of Cronhelm's Double Entry by Single which... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 105432

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