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book #79638
A Collection Of all the Statutes now in Force Relating to the Duties upon Salt With so much of the Laws of Excise, As are Particularly referr'd to in the said Statutes [with] A Continuation of the Statutes, Relating to the Duties on Salt, From 1729 to 1738
Printed by the Assigns of His Majesty's Printer [and one other], London, 1729.
A rare work evidencing the complexity and very high tax rates (several times market value) on salt, first introduced by William and Mary in the late seventeenth century, with ensuing and significant corruption and smuggling; three copies in ESTC
Contemporary unlettered sheep, somewhat rubbed, the front joint just cracking but quite firm, very clean with ample margins; the Taussig copy
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$ 400.00
Commercial Law

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