The Present State of England in Regard to Agriculture, Trade, and Finance;
with a comparison of the prospects of England and France.London: Joseph Lowe, 1822 Stock Code: 128938
First edition of this economic survey of Britain, written during the period of increasing prosperity following the Napoleonic Wars, and as the Industrial Revolution was accelerating. The work is also notable for its early advocation of price indexation, with Lowe influenced in this by George Shuckburgh-Evelyn's treatises.
Octavo. Uncut in original boards, printed paper label to spine.
4 pp. of publisher's advertisements at front.
Front cover reattached, spine repaired at head, initial leaves roughly opened at head, some occasional foxing; a good copy.
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