185pp. Folio. Recent cloth binding. British parliamentary Paper. , bound with SECOND REPORT. . 1821. 4pp. bound with THIRD REPORT. HL11241pp. Much on prospects of trade with China. Early account of establishment of Singapore as a trading port. Trade prospects of Penang & Borneo. Effects of Raffles administration in Java on piracy in region. Effects of East India Company monopoly on British traders interests. Accounts of early trading contacts with Chinese. A very clean copy. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: FIRST REPORT FROM THE SELECT COMMITTEE ...
Editorial: House of Lords
Año de publicación: 1825
Descripción House of Commons, London, 1824. 164pp. Folio. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary Paper HC416. A clean copy. . The Select Committee inquiries provide a well documented critical assessment of the effects of restrictive legislation on commerce and of the potential for British trade in adopting the free-trade priciple. Pilotage charges had been increased by between 50 to 150% . Parliamentary Papers of this period are rare. It was not until 1836 that provision was made for their sale to the public. Nº de ref. de la librería 130776