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BORGES, José Ferreira

Principios de Syntelologia: comprehendendo em geral a Theoria do Tributo, e em particular Observaçoens sobre a Administração e Despezas de Portugal, em grande parte applicaveis ao Brazil.

£380

London, Impresso por Bingham, 1831.

Description

Small 4to.  xvi, 170, 72 pp., (1) f. with errata.  Later quarter calf.   Ownership signature on title p.   A few faint ink stains.

The work is concerned with taxation, public finances and economic theory, and is the first by a Portuguese author to outline the basic principles of political economy.   The author gives detailed information about tax revenues and expenditure, and severely criticises the extent of government largesse.   . . . “Os Princípios de Sintelologia constituem uma primeira sistematização dos principios basicos de economia politica” (see Dicionário histórico de economistas portugueses, ed. José Luís Cardoso).   Extensive explanatory notes occupy the last 72 pp.     

Innocêncio IV, 329.   Borba de Moraes (1983) I, 112, “rare.”   Monteverde 2336, “pouco vulgar.”  

 

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