England's improvement by sea and land : to out-do the Dutch without fighting, to pay debts without moneys, to set at work all the poor of England with the growth of our own lands : to prevent unnecessary suits in law, with the benefit of a voluntary register : directions where vast quantities of timber are to be had for the building of ships, with the advantage of making the great rivers of England navigable : rules to prevent fires in London, and other great cities : with directions how the several companies of handicraftsmen in London may always have cheap bread and drink / by Andrew Yarranton, gent.
|Main Author:||Yarranton, Andrew, 1616-1684.|
London : Printed by R. Everingham for the author, and are to be sold by T. Parkhurst ... and N. Simmons ..., 1677-1698.
> Economic conditions.
Great Britain > Economic policy.
Signatures: v. 1: a-b⁴ c² A-I⁴ M-Z⁴ 2A²; v. 2: A-P⁴ p⁴ Q-2B⁴ 2C²
Errors in paging: v. 1: p. 112 misnumbered 110, p. 72-96 omitted in pagination; v. 2: p. 117 misnumbered 11, p. 121-128 omitted in pagination.
Vol. 2: catchword on p. 112 is "In", p. 113 begins "A Method ..."
Vol. 2 has title: England's improvement by sea and land. The second part : Containing, I. An account of its scituation, and the growths, and manufactures thereof. II. The benefit and necessity of a voluntary-register. III. A method for improving the Royal-navy, lessening the growing power of France, and obtaining the fishery. IV. Advantageous proposals for the city of London, for the preventing of fires therein; and for lessening the great charge of the trained bands. V. The way to make New-Haven in Sussex, fit to receive ships of burthen. VI. Seasonable discourses of the tin, iron, linnen, and woollen trades; with advantageous proposals for improving them all : Illustrated with seven large copper-plates / By Andrew Yarranton, gent. London : Printed, to be sold by Tho. Parkhurst ..., 1698.
2 v. (, 195 [i.e. 171] p.,  folded leaves of plates; , 212 [i.e. 204] p.,  folded leaves of plates) :
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