Bishop William Fleetwood. Published by Augustus M Kelley, New York 1969 in the series ‘Reprints of Economic Classics’. HB (brown rexine cloth, with gilt-lettered spine and cover) 194 pages + 12 plates of good line drawings. 130 x 215mm. Originally published London, 1745. A fine copy, almost as new.
The full title is: Chronicon-Preciosum or an Account of English Gold and Silver Money. The Price of Corn and other Commodities and of and of Stipends, Salaries, Wages, Jointures, Portions Day-labour &c in England for Six Hundred Years last past. To which is added An Historical Account of Coins.
This is a really valuable source work for anyone who wants to find out what cost how much and when, with lots of information about weights, measures and coins.
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