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octavo (8 by 5 inches) 1753, second edition, with 7 folding tables, modern half tan calf, panelled spine, red lettering labels, marbled sides, small split in one table, faint damp mark in top right hand corner affecting some pages. Issued in 4 parts. each separately paginated and with a separate half title and title to parts 2, 3 and 4. With the label and title page stamp of Jonathan Backhouse, (1849-1918), a director of Backhouse's Bank, later merged with Barclays, and the armorial bookplate of Lord Stamp (1860-1941) a statistician, banker and director of the Bank of England. A detailed study of British taxes to 1751 Rare £435.00.