A Discourse of Trade
Barbon’s A Discourse of Trade, is one of the best-known early tracts for freedom of trade, it also discusses topics as varied as the nature of value, the role of fashion in economic life, the importance of moral dispositions such as emulation and vanity, industry and liberality in commerce, and the political effects and implications of commerce.
A Discourse of Trade. A Reprint of Economic Tracts, ed. Jacob H. Hollander (Baltimore: The Lord Baltimore Press, 1905).
The text is in the public domain.
|Facsimile PDF||This is a facsimile or image-based PDF made from scans of the original book.||1.99 MB|
|HTML||This version has been converted from the original text. Every effort has been taken to translate the unique features of the printed book into the HTML medium.||106 KB|
|Kindle||This is an E-book formatted for Amazon Kindle devices.||84.1 KB|
Table of Contents
- THE PREFACE.5
- ||* Of Trade and the Stock, or Wares of Trade.
- |9|* Of the Quantity and Quality of Wares.
- Of the Value and Price of Wares.
- Of Mony, Credit and Interest.
- Of the Use and Benefit of Trade.
- |62|* Of the Chief Causes that Promote TRADE.
- |71|* Of the Chief Causes of the Decay of TRADE in England, and Fall of the RENTS of LAND.