1773 Finance & Economics Richard Price Debt Banking Pol 18th Century ( 1700s )

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1773 Finance & Economics Richard Price Debt Banking Political Philosophy

Richard Price was an 18th-century Welsh political pamphleteer and activist known for his involvement in the American Revolution. He was close friends with Benjamin Franklin and other Founding Fathers, thus many of his treatises and pamphlets were popular amongst American readers.

This rare book, ‘Observations on Revisionary Payments,’ is an important work on the history of finance in which Price discussed solutions to the national debt. This work also features hypotheses and theories on money exchanges throughout European banks, notably Swiss banks.

PRICE, Richard

Observations on reversionary payments ; on schemes for providing annuities for widows, and for persons in old age ; on the method of calculating the values of assurances on lives ; and on the national debt : to which are added, four essays on different subjects in the doctrine of life-annuities and political arithmetick : also, an appendix and supplement, containing additional observations, and a complete set of tables ...

London : Printed for T. Cadell, in the Strand, MDCCLXXIII. [1773]..

Details:
•Collation complete with all pages: [xxxix], [1], 431, [1]
•Language: English
•Binding: Leather; tight & secure
•Size: ~8.5in X 5.25in (22cm x 13cm) Seller:  Old  Europe Antique Home Furnishings (512) 686-6531