A new and complete dictionary of trade and commerce Containing a distinct explanation of the general principles of commerce; an accurate definition of its terms; an ample illustration of the laws and customs of all commercial states, with respect to mercantile affairs, in general; including the several treaties of commerce actually subsisting at this time between the different powers of Europe. A particular description of the different productions of art and nature, which are the basis and support of commerce; particularly distinguishing the growth, product, and manufactures of Great Britain and its colonies. An extract specification and valuation of all foreign coins, with easy concise tables for reducing them to the British standard. An historical and critical account of all public and private companies, and of all public banks and funds, with the nature of their securities. An abstract of the bye-laws and customs of all ports and harbours; with a description of the office and duty of consuls, agents, and other persons residing in foreign parts, for the protection of the commerce of their respective nations. Also observations on the present state of our foreign commerce, and of the new manufactures established and brought to perfection of late years in Great Britain, of which no account has hitherto been given in any other commercial dictionary. By Thomas Mortimer, Esq; His Majesty's Vice-Consul for the Austrian Netherlands

Main Author: Mortimer, Thomas
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Printed for the author; and sold by S. Crowder, at the Looking-Glass; and J. Coote, at the King's Arms, in Pater-noster-row; and J. Fletcher, in St. Paul's Church-yard 1766, MDCCLXVI. [1766]
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, T153606. - Printed in two columns. - Reproduction of original from National Library of Scotland. - The final leaf of vol. 1, sig. 7A2, and the titlepage to vol. 2, sig. 7B1, are cancels. - The register is continuous
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (2v.,plates) maps 2°