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The Principles of Political Economy: With a Sketch of the Rise and Progress of the Science by J. R. McCulloch - Hardcover - 2nd Edition  - 1830 - from Tarrington Books and

The Principles of Political Economy: With a Sketch of the Rise and Progress of the Science

by J. R. McCulloch

Condition: Very Good Plus

London: William Tate, Edinburgh; Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green, London; and W.Curry and Co. Dublin, 1830. 2nd Edition . Very Good Plus. 5.25 x 8.5 inches (13.5 x 21.5 cm). Recent half morocco leather binding with marbled boards, spine has five raised bands and gilt lettering, hand sewn headbands. Speckled page edges. Complete with the half title page. Foxing to first and last blank, crease to top corner of final blank and last 10 pages of index, 2cm tear to outside margin of index page 559/560, text is otherwise very clean throughout. The revised and greatly enlarged second edition. A first class example in a fine later binding. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. Hardback. Printed pages: xii, 563


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