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Price of wheat in war.- Brand (John) A Determination of the Average Depression of the Price of Wheat in War, first edition, ?lacks half-title and final blank, slightly browned, later endpapers, modern library cloth, 8vo, F. and C. Rivington, 1800.

⁂ "The near famine conditions of the years 1799-1800 prompted Brand to respond to a burgeoning public discourse with A determination of the average depression of the price of wheat in war below that of the preceding peace (1800). This argued and attempted to demonstrate by statistical evidence that grain prices in fact tended to be lower under conditions of war than during peacetime." - Oxford DNB.

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Price of wheat in war.- Brand (John) A Determination of

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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing
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London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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