[Sammelband of 4 pamphlets relating to the sugar trade]
London: 1823. Four works in one volume, 8vo. Collations as below.
Contemporary half calf and marbled paper covered boards, flat spine tooled in gilt and blind
Sammelband of pamphlets relating to the West Indian sugar trade.
Comprising the following: 1) [Larpent, Sir George]. On Protection to West-India Sugar ... Second Edition, Corrected and Enlarged. London: Printed for J.M. Richardson, 1823. 159, pp. Sabin 39068. 2) [Macaulay, Zachariah] East and West India Sugar or, a Refutation of the Claims of the West India Colonists to a Protecting Duty on East India Sugar. London: Printed for Lupton Relfe, 1823. , viii, 128pp. Sabin 42951. 3) [Macaulay, Zachariah] A Letter to William W. Whitmore Pointing out some of the Erroneous Statements contained in a Pamphlet by Joseph Marryat entitled "A Reply to the Arguments contained in Various Publications Recommending an Equalisation of the Duties on East and West India Sugars." London: for Lupton Relfe, 1823. , 38pp. Sabin 42953. 4) Marryat, Joseph. A Reply to the Arguments recommending an Equalization of the Duties on East & West Indian Sugar ... second edition. London: for J.M. Richardson, 1823. 111, pp. Sabin 44708. A nice group of pamphlets focussing on the equalisation debate; i.e. an abolition argument that sugar growers in the East Indies were at a disadvantage to their counterparts in the West Indies due to the latter's use of slavery.