6 titles bound together. 8vo. pp. 81, : vii, 147: 56: 46: 24: iv, 138. Bound in contemporary continental quarter crushed morocco, marbled boards. Near Fine. The first item is a presentation copy inscribed “A M. Prevost Martin De la part de l’auteur Camille de Cavour.” The Babbage may also be a presentation copy inscribed “ M. Prevost esq. Geneva”, this inscription trimmed along the top edge. J.L. Prevost-Martin, the former owner of this interesting series of rare economics pamphlets would appear to have been a local statesman or councillor based in Geneva; a number of streets and squares bear his name in the city. Camille Benso, Count of Cavour was an Italian statesman, a leading figure in Italian reunification, who travelled widely in Europe, spending some time in Geneva living with relatives. He believed that economic change had to come before political change and was greatly influenced by economic thinkers of the time.
Title: A Sammelband comprising: CAMILLE DE CAVOUR Extrait du Rapport des Commissaires de S.M. Britannique qui ont executé une Enquête Générale aux l’Administration des Fonds Provenant de la Taxe des Pauvres en Angleterre. Turin: Joseph Fodratti, 1835. [with] THOMAS TOOKE An Enquiry into the Currency Principle; the Connection of the Currency With Prices, and the Evidence of a Separation of Issue From Banking. Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1844. [with] H.T. PRINCEPS Notions on Corn-Laws and Customs Duties. Wm. H. Allen, 1844. [with] REV. SYDNEY SMITH Ballot. Longmans, Orme, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1839. [with] CHARLES BABBAGE Thoughts on the Principles of Taxation, With Reference to a Property Tax, and Its Exceptions. John Murray, 1848. [with] CAMILLE DE CAVOUR Considerations on the Present State and Future Prospects of Ireland. Translated from the French by a Friend to Ireland. Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1845.
Publisher: 1835 - 1848.:
Seller ID: 38039