Essay on the Nature of Commerce in General
This book is considered by William Stanley Jevons to be the "cradle of political economy".It is also considered the first complete treatise on economics, with numerous contributions to the science.
This is the most important work of Richard Canrillon, it is regarded as the first complete treatise on economics. There are there parts in this book, discussing different aspects in economics. It is a cornerstone upon which all subsequent economic theory has been built.
The land is the source or matter from whence all wealth is produced. Te labour of man is the form which produces it: and wealth in itself is nothing but the maintenance, conveniencies, and superfluities of life.