The Ancient And Rightful Customs. A History Of The English Customs Service.
Faber and Faber 3 Queen Square.
8vo. 9 x 5.75 inches. 336 pp. Bound in original black cloth, gilt, in pictorial dust wrapper, which has a little wear at head of spine. Slight sunning of lower edge of boards, but otherwise a very good clean copy. Signed by author on first free endpaper. Illustrated by black and white portrait frontispiece. An extensive history of the Customs service which is also a history of smugglers and smuggling. Appendices include a description of Customs and Excise Records, Ships Registers and Wreck, followed by a bibliography, chronology and glossary.
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