An introduction to merchandise. Containing a complete system of arithmetic, a system of algebra, forms and manner of transacting bills of exchange, book-keeping in various forms, an accout of the trade of Great Britain, and the laws and practices relating to sale, factorage, insurance, shipping, &c.

Edinburgh: Charles Elliot ... and C. Elliot, Edinburgh; and for C. Eliott, T. Kay and Co., London, 1788. Second edition, "corrected and revised," 8vo, pp. vii, [1], 544, 19, [1], [4] (ads); recent full brown sheep, maroon gilt morocco spine label, renewed endpapers; some old minor dampstains, else very good. Contemporary (1794) ownership inscription of Morris S. Miller, New York, on front flyleaf which itself has a paper repair in the lower outer corner. Originally published in 1777 under the title "An Introduction to Merchandize." The author was a professor of philosophy in the Marischal College, Aberdeen. Kress B.1427. Item #45902

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