Mun, Thomas (1571-1641) England's Treasure by Forraign Trade. Or, the Ballance of our Forraign Trade is the Rule of our Treasure.
Mun, Thomas (1571-1641) England's Treasure by Forraign Trade. Or, the Ballance of our Forraign Trade is the Rule of our Treasure. London: Printed by J. Flesher for Robert Horne at Gresham-College, in the first Court in Bishopgate-street, 1669. Octavo, bound in contemporary speckled sheepskin, rebacked, corner repairs (very neatly done), later endleaves, 6 3/4 x 4 1/4 in.
Director of the East India Trading Company, Mun advocated for a positive balance of trade for England, with the theory that when exports exceed imports, wealth should steadily increase. He also advocated a ban on the importation of goods available domestically, the reduction of export duties on goods produced domestically from foreign markets, and the use of English vessels for shipments.
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