The Quarterly Review. / Vol. XXXVI. / Published in / June & October, 1827.
London, John Murray, 1827. Hardcover. pp. 612, index,8vo,,Bound in half leather, with gilt bands to the spine.Articles and reviews include: 'Reports Relating to the Failure of the Rio Plata Mining Association..', by Captain F. B. Head; 'Russian Missions to Bokhara and Khiva', by de Meyendorff and Mouraviev; 'Report upon Weights and Measures', by John Quincy Adams [together with] 'An Account of the Construction and Adjustment of the new Standards of Weights and Measures of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland', by Captain Henry Kater, F.R.S.; [five articles on the] 'State of the Universities', [by various authors]; 'Sketches in Persia, from the Journals of a Traveller in the East'; 'An Essay on the Application of Capital to Land', by Sir Edward West; two articles by Rev. C. D. Brereton: 'A Practical Inquiry into the Number, Means of Employment, and Wages of Agricultural Labourers' [together with] 'An Inquiry into the Workinghouse-System and the Law of Maintenance in Agricultural Districts'; 'Chinese Novels and Poetry'; 'State Trials; or a Collection of the most interesting Trials prior to the Revolution of 1688', by Samuel March Phillipps; 'The Forester's Guide and Profitable Planter', by Robert Monteath; etc. Boards worn, joints at top of spine cracking, leather spine worn, contents age-toned; else clean; overall good cond.
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