Six Centuries of Work and Wages. The History of English Labour. James E. Thorold ROGERS.

Six Centuries of Work and Wages. The History of English Labour.

London: Swan Sonnenschein and Co., 1901. [Economic History] FINELY BOUND, sixth edition. Octavo (22 x 15cm), pp.[2] 591 [3]. Contemporary brown half morocco with raised bands, gilt titles to spine and grey cloth over boards. Top edge gilt; marbled endpapers. Ex libris Sir Malcolm McEacharn, with his armorial bookplate to front pastedown. Spotting to edges. Corners bumped, with light sunning and wear to spine. Very good. A classic Victorian text on the relationship between wages and consumer prices between the thirteenth and the nineteenth century. From the library of the notable Australian shipping magnate, Sir Malcolm McEacharn (1852-1910), also Mayor of Melbourne from 1897-1900. Item #51517

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