THE KING'S CUSTOMS and account of maritime revenue & contraband traffic in England, Scotland, and Ireland, from the earliest times to the year 1800. With a preface by F.S. Parry.[and] THE KING'S CUSTOMS Vol. II. An account of maritime revenue, contraband traffic, the introduction of the free trade, and the abolition of the navigation and corn laws, from 1801 to 1855. `
London.John Murray. 1908, 1910. Vol I: xiii, 489pp. Vol II: xi, 506pp, pp (publisher's advertisements). Frontispiece, Vol II' with tissue guard. Black & white illustrations some folding. Original publisher's decorative cloth. 8vo. Vol I' has some discolouration to the front board and spine a little faded; some darkening to the spine of Vol' II. Some browning to end-papers and initial pages with light spotting in Vol' I; spotting to fore-edges. Bookplate of previous owner on front end paste-downs and name in ink on front free endpaper of Vol' I. Some pencil annotations; else very good copies.