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Radical means of counteracting the present scarcity and preventing famine in future; including the proposal of a maximum founded on a new principle; to which is prefixed, an address to the Legislature, on a plan for meliorating the condition of society at large. by Edwards, George

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Published by Printed for J. Johnson, by J.G. Barnard in London .
Written in English


  • Agriculture and state -- Great Britain,
  • Food supply -- Great Britain,
  • Prices -- Great Britain,
  • Public welfare -- Great Britain,
  • Great Britain -- Economic policy

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Caption title: Palliative & radical means of counteracting the present scarcity, and preventing famine in future.

Other titlesPalliative & radical means of counteracting the present scarcity, and preventing famine in future
The Physical Object
Pagination[7], xx, 153, [2] p. (p. [2] at end advertisement)
Number of Pages153
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20655113M

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