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Remarks upon Mr Webber’s scheme and the draper’s pamphlet

London: sold by J. Roberts, 1741
8vo in half sheets: A–E4, 20 leaves, [2] 3–40.
Condition: 210 x 130mm, untrimmed. Title and last page dust-soiled.
Binding: Stitched as issued.
First edition.
Bibliography: ESTC t46871; Hanson 5547; Goldsmiths’–Kress 7840.

A defence of Webber’s scheme to restore the fortunes of the English and Irish woolen industry by preventing exports to France. The scheme had been the subject of a politically motivated attack in a pamphlet by ‘a Draper of London’, The consequences of trade, as to the wealth and strength of any nation (1740).
Keywords:     commerce and trade