The Progress of The Nation, In its various Social and Economical Relations, from the Beginning of the Nineteenth Century to The Present Time.

  • Porter, G.R.
  • London: Charles Knight & Co. 1836


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FIRST EDITION, 2 vols., 12mo, pp. viii, 350, [2]; xii, 367, [1], 4 [ads]. Partially unopened in original dark blue cloth, boards blocked in blind, spines lettered in gilt. A little spotting. Rebacked preserving original backstrips, endpapers renewed, old cloth rather marked and soiled.


The best-known work of statistician George Richardson Porter (1792-1852), written when he was head of the Board of Trade's statistical department. A third volume followed in 1843.

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