History of Economics:Editions

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This is a SubPage of the Marteau Early 18th-Century Currency Converter. It offers links to e-text editions of late 17th and eraly 18th century texts dealing with money.


  • William Petty, A Treatise of Taxes & Contributions (London, 1662). e-text
  • Josiah Child, Brief Observations Concerning Trade and Interest of Money (London: E. Calvert/ H. Mortlock, 1668). e-text


  • Roger Coke, A Discourse of Trade (London: H. Brome/ R. Horne, 1670). e-text
  • Samuel Fortrey, Englands Interest and Improvement (London: N. Brook, 1673). e-text


  • William Petty, Quantulumque Concerning Money (1682). e-text
  • Matthew Hale, A Discourse Touching Provision for the Poor (London: W. Shrowsbery, 1683). e-text


  • Nicholas Barbon, A Discourse of Trade (1690). e-text
  • William Petty, Political Arithmetick Or a Discourse Concerning, The Extent and Value of Lands, People, Buildings (London, 1690), ed. Rod Hay, html: Andy Blunden, 1998. e-text
  • John Locke, Some Considerations of the Consequences of the Lowering of Interest and the Raising the Value of Money (London, 1691). e-text
  • John Locke, Further Considerations Concerning Raising the Value of Money. e-text
  • Dudley North, Discourses Upon Trade; Principally Directed to the Cases of the Interest, Coynage, Clipping, Increase of Money (London: T. Basset, 1691). e-text
  • Robert Gould, The Corruption of the Times by Money. A Satyr (London: Matthew Wotton, 1693). e-text
  • Edmond Halley, An Estimate of the Degrees of the Mortality of Mankind with an Attempt to ascertain the Price of Annuities upon Lives, (London, 1693), ed. Matthias Böhne 2002. e-text
  • Charles D'Avenant, An Essay on the East-India Trade (1697). e-text


  • Isaac Newton, Reports of the Royal Mint Office (London, 1701-1725), ed. Olaf Simons, 2005. e-text
  • John Law, Money and Trade Considered. With a Proposal for Supplying the Nation with Money (1705). e-text
  • Daniel DeFoe, Giving Alms no Charity (London, 1704). e-text
  • John Law, Mémoire pour prouver qu'une nouvelle espèce de monnaie (manuscript, 1707), ed. Paulette Taieb. e-text
  • Georg Heinrich Paritius, Cambio Mercatorio oder Neu erfundene Reductiones derer vornehmsten Europäischen Müntzen (Regensburg, 1709), ed. Matthias Böhne/ Olaf Simons 2005. e-text


  • An Essay on Money & Bullion. Wherein are considered, Value Intrinsick and Extrinsick. Money and Bullion compared. Mr. Locke's Considerations concerning Raising the Value of Coin. The Present State of our Coin. And a Scheme for Raising the Value of our Coin, as well as Gold and Silver. Nescis, quo valeat Nummus, quem paraebeat usum Argentum. -- London: Printed for B. Lintot, between the Temple-Gates. MDCCXVIII. e-text


  • Isaac Gervaise, The System or Theory of the Trade of the World (London: H. Woodfall/ J. Roberts, 1720). e-text


  • Jonathan Swift, A Proposal to Pay off the Debt of the Nation (Dublin, 1732). e-text
  • Jonathan Swift, Reasons Why We Should not Lower the coins now current in this Kingdom (Dublin: E. Waters, 1736). e-text

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