Dublin: printed for James Williams, 1773. Full Leather. Poor binding. Item #5709
Quarto. viii, 776 pp., folding table. Sixth edition. In contemporary calf. Boards detached but present; heavily edgeworn; spine is desiccated with loss at the head and tail; textblock is solid but with occasional evidence of moisture exposure in the margins. A binding or reference copy. A remarkable amount of information about British trade at the end of the 18th century including piracy, shipwrecks, bills of health and quarantine, customs houses and customs officers. There are a dozen or so pages related to the American colonies and the Caribbean trade. Large folding chart showing world currencies. ESTC N19416.