Title: Title page of Paper against gold and glory against prosperity, or, An account of the rise, progress, extent, and present state of the funds and of the paper- money of Great Britain.
Creator: Cobbett, William, 1763-1835.
Bibliographic Citation: Cobbett, William, 1763-1835. Paper against gold and glory against prosperity, or, An account of the rise, progress, extent, and present state of the funds and of the paper- money of Great Britain : and also of the situation of that country as to its debt and other expenses; its navigation, commerce, and manufactures; its taxes, population, and paupers; drawn from authentic documents, and brought down to the end of the year 1814 … / by William Cobbett. –. London : Printed by J. M’Creery, 1815.
HG938 C6 1815 Rare Books/Special Collections – McLennan Bldg, 4th floor
Notes: Cobbett was one of the most vocal opponents to paper money. The bottom of the title page wryly lists the retail price as “20s. in Paper-Money.”
Subject: Paper money — Great Britain.
Finance — Great Britain.
Publisher: Rare Books and Special Collections, McGill University
is Part Of Exhibition: People in the World of Print
Exhibition Theme: Paper Money
Image Identifier: cobbett_paper_against_gold_1815-titlepage