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Smith (Adam).- [Young (Sir William, second baronet, colonial governor and politician, 1749-1815)] Corn Trade. An Examination of Certain Commercial Principles, in their Application to Agriculture and the Corn Trade, As laid down in the Fourth Book of Mr. Adam Smith's Treatise on the Wealth of Nations, first edition, 32pp. [2], 2pp. of advertisements at end, title a little soiled, slightly browned, stitched as issued, edges uncut, [ESTC lists 5 copies in the UK (including this copy) and 4 in America], 8vo, John Stockdale, 1800.

⁂ "In February 1800 it was the scarcity of bread that exercised... [Young]... and he published a pamphlet on the corn trade, proposing the 'revival of the statutes against forestalling'." - The History of Parliament.

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Smith (Adam).- [Young (Sir William) Corn Trade. An

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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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United Kingdom
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