Théorie et pratique du commerce et de la marine.

Paris, Estienne et Fils 1753.

4to. In a nice comtemporary full sprinked calf binding with five raised bands to spine. Red leather title-label with gilt lettering to spine. Comportments with gilt ornamentation. Binding with a few repairs. Small white paper-label pasted on to top left corner of pasted down front free end-paper and small stamp to top right corner of half-title. A [blank], (4), XII, 280, 206, (2), [blank] pp.

First edition of Véron de Forbonnais French translation of Ustariz influential tratise on the practicalities of international trade (taxation, monopoly, population ect.), the Spanish navy and its American colonies.. The original Spanish edition first published in 1724.
It examines the causes of economic decline and he advocated a thorough financial reform to curb the imbalance of trade relations between Spain, England and America.

Kress 5316

Order-nr.: 54770

DKK 7.500,00