London: James Ridgeway, Piccadilly [Shackell & Baylis], 1830. [1-title], , 29, [1 blank] pp, disbound. Some repaired tears at fore-edge of title page [no text loss]. Perforated library stamp in blank margin of title page, two rubberstamps. Red ink underlines throughout text. Inscribed at head of title, "Wm. Smith Esq. with Wm. K. Douglas' complts." Good.
"The foreign sugar-growing areas were enjoying the benefits of the slave trade and were sending increasing quantities of produce to the general European market. The British planters could no longer compete with them there-- their inability to recruit labor stocks and restrictions on their trade hampered them too greatly." Ragatz.
Ragatz 271. Item #26403