510
510
Petty, William (1623-1687)
POLITICAL ARITHMETICK, OR A DISCOURSE CONCERNING, THE EXTENT AND VALUE OF LANDS, PEOPLE, BUILDINGS [&C.]. LONDON: ROBERT CLAVEL AND HEN. MORTLOCK, 1691
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 3,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
510
Petty, William (1623-1687)
POLITICAL ARITHMETICK, OR A DISCOURSE CONCERNING, THE EXTENT AND VALUE OF LANDS, PEOPLE, BUILDINGS [&C.]. LONDON: ROBERT CLAVEL AND HEN. MORTLOCK, 1691
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 3,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Petty, William (1623-1687)
POLITICAL ARITHMETICK, OR A DISCOURSE CONCERNING, THE EXTENT AND VALUE OF LANDS, PEOPLE, BUILDINGS [&C.]. LONDON: ROBERT CLAVEL AND HEN. MORTLOCK, 1691
Second edition, 8vo (160 x 98mm.), licence leaf at beginning, errata leaf, advertisement leaf for books printed for Clavel at end, eighteenth-century tree calf, spine gilt with labels, headline just shaved in a few places
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Provenance

bought from Pickering and Chatto, London, 1994

Literature

Tomash & Williams P58; ESTC R19301; Goldsmiths' 2869; Kress 1770; Wing P1933

Catalogue Note

A good copy. Although written between 1661 and 1676 and circulated in manuscript form, this work was not actually published until 1690. In its use of statistics it is the beginning of the scientific basis of economics.

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