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Anatomy of the Navigation Laws – John Lewis Ricardo

Ricardo, John Lewis
London, Charles Gilpin, 1847

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London, Charles Gilpin, 1847

ppvii 336.

very good copy in the original blind-stamped cloth, slightly worn at the spine and corners

an important work on British maritime trade in the mid-19th century, comprising a ‘Sketch of the History of the Navigation Laws’, ‘The Law as it is’, ‘The Anatomy of Competition with Foreign Ships’. Ricardo was Liberal MP for Stoke-on-Trent and one of the prime movers in the campaign to repeal the Navigation Acts, accomplished in 1849.