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This is an auction for THE POUND by David Sinclair.

Amazon.com review:

"What a super book, it taught me more about REAL history than many others - this is about the driving force that steers an economy from barter into true commerce, and the people who made it happen. Some of them are a surprise, being revealed as less (or more, as the case may be) than one's previous conceptions. The populace doesn't suddenly decide they want a change of ruler or government - something prompts it, and we learn that money (or the lack) is usually the root cause. But the main thrust of the book is the Pound - initially just that, a weight of precious metal, almost useless for normal business, so the economies of scale and convenience demanded an alternative, and also some method of defeating the 'clippers' , forgers and money launderers (a long-standing problem, this!). Impeccable research and a flowing style make this an eminently readable and enjoyable book. FIVE STARS!!!"

More very favourable reviews on Amazon.com.

Paperback 2001.

298 pages.

Very good condition.

The cost of shipping is $4.95.

There is of course no charge for shipping if you collect this book from my shop in Palmerston ?North following the auction.

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  • Seller location: Palmerston North, Manawatu, NZ

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