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CARR, Sir John. The Stranger in France.
London : 1807First octavo edition, the second overall, of Carr's first book, originally published in 1803. Carr (1772-1832) gave up a legal career for health reasons and decided to tour the continent. His travel accounts were highly popular in their day and sold well, though their light style and even their profitability were the object of mockery by Edward Dubois... Learn More£350.00
Stock Code: 120974
CARROLL, Lewis. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
London : 1866First published edition, with the earlier pale blue endpapers (rather than the more usual dark green). The book was originally printed in Oxford at the Clarendon Press in June 1865, but Dodgson heard that the book's illustrator John Tenniel was dissatisfied with its quality, so he suppressed the whole edition of 2,000 copies. The book was entirely reset... Learn More£39,500.00
Stock Code: 136032
MUN, Thomas. [England's Treasure by Forraign Trade.] England's benefit and advantage by foreign trade, plainly demonstrated. Dedicated to the merchant-adventurers of England.
London : 1698First edition under this title, the third overall, of "the bible of later mercantilists" (PMM), first published as England's Treasure by Forraign Trade in 1664, though originally written in the 1620s. Retrospectively recognised as one of the key economic writers of the Stuart age, Mun's work was not published until some 23 years after his death, at... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 125245