On Financial Reform.

  • Parnell, Sir Henry
  • London: John Murray 1830


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FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp. vii, [i], 310, [2], xlii, [2]. Two folding letterpress tables included in pagination. Original blue paper boards backed in buff paper, printed paper label to spine. A little light spotting. Edges worn, spine covering partly defective and chipped at ends. Armorial bookplate of Sir Michael R. Shaw Stewart to pastedown.


An influential work by Irish parliamentarian and 1st Baron Congleton, Henry Brooke Parnell (1776-1842). 'In his treatise On Financial Reform (1830), which had a considerable influence on public opinion, he laid before the country the financial and fiscal policy that Sir Robert Peel and W. E. Gladstone afterwards carried out' (ODNB).

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