The Act of Tonnage and Poundage, And Book of Rates; With.

England and Wales, Customs Administration

Publication Date: 1689
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Two Scarce Seventeenth-Century Titles on English Customs Law England and Wales, Customs Administration. The Act of Tonnage and Poundage, And Book of Rates; With Several Statutes at Large Relating to the Customs; Carefully Examined by the Records: Out of Which Are Collected the Variations from the Book of Rates, And Act of Tonnage and Poundage, As Now Practis'd. With an Abridgment of Several Other Statutes Concerning the Customs. As Also the Usual Tares, Ports of England and Wales, Lawful Keys, And Wharfs in the Port of London; With the Tables of Officers Fees, Scavage, Package, Balliage, and Packers-Porters Duties. Together With an Index of the Whole Alphabetically Digested. London: Printed by Charles Bill, And Thomas Newcomb, 1689. [xxii], 23-368 pp. [Bound with] Score, Richard, Compiler. A Guide to the Customers and Collectors Clerks: Or, A New Index to the Book of Rates. Wherein the Additional Duties, Impositions and Subsidies of Tonnage and Poundage on Goods and Merchandizes, Imported and Exported; And Variations From the Said Book of Rates May be Found: With References to the Acts of Parliament of the First Edition Where the Matter is More at Large Expressed. London: Printed by Charles Bill, 1699. [x], 232 pp. 12mo. (6" x 3-1/2"). Recent period-style quarter calf over cloth, front endpapers renewed. Light soiling and minor edgewear to title page, faint dampstaining to some leaves. Early struck-through owner signature to title page, early annotations to rear endleaves. An appealing volume of two scarce titles. $450. * Updated edition, Tonnage; first edition, Guide. With indexes. These uncommon titles offer an excellent perspective on the practical application of customs regulation by clerks, collectors and other dockside officials. Like many books of this kind, they are valuable sources of detailed information that is difficult to find elsewhere. The first edition of Tonnage was published in 1660. It went through several editions, the last appearing in 1737. It incorporates the various Acts of James II granting him the taxes on imports of wines, tobacco and linen and silk. Guide was reprinted twice with additional material in 1706 and 1707. OCLC locates 8 copies of the 1689 edition of Tonnage, 5 of the first edition of Guide. English Short-Title Catalogue R224212, R18. Bookseller Inventory #

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Publication Date: 1689

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Book Description 1658. Customs Administration During the Restoration Era [England and Wales]. The Act of Tonnage & Poundage, And Book of Rates; With Several Statutes at Large Relating to the Customs; Carefully Examined by the Records: Out of Which are Collected the Variations from the Book [o]f Rates and Act of Tonnage and Poundage, As Now Practis'd. With an Abridgment of Se[ve]ral other statutes concerning the customs. As also the Usual Tares, Ports o[f] England and Wales, Lawful Keys, And Wharfs in the Port of London; With the Tables of Officers Fees, Scavage, Package, Balliage, And Packers-Porters Duties. Together with an Index of the Whole Alphabetically Digested. London: Printed by the Assigns of John Bill and Christopher Barker, 1675. [x], 325, [1] pp. 12mo. (6-1/4" x 3-1/2). Contemporary calf, rebacked retaining spine with raised bands, blind rules to boards, gilt dentelles to board edges, endpapers renewed. Light rubbing to boards and extremities, minor wear to corners, recent owner bookplate to front pastedown. Light tonong to text, early owner signature to front endleaf. An attractive copy. $300. * Later edition. This handbook offers an excellent perspective on the practical application of customs regulation by clerks, collectors and other dockside officials. Like many books of this kind, they are valuable sources of detailed information that is difficult to find elsewhere. The first edition was published in 1660. It went through several editions, the last appearing in 1737. It incorporates the various acts granting the Crown taxes on imports of wines, tobacco and linen and silk. English Short-Title Catalogue R23868. Seller Inventory # 67082

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