London: Printed by T.M. for W. Lee, etc. 1654. First Edition. Scarce first edition of Sheppard's work supporting Cromwell's financial demands.
In 1653, Sheppard was invited to London by Cromwell, and made one of the clerks of the upper bench, the next year he wrote this work in favor of taxes, or tithes, depending on your persuasion.
Small 8vo. , 31pp., . ESTC R23444; Wing S3205. Bound in modern marbled boards. Very good. Item #65