Nationalbankens Historie 1818 - 1878 & 1878 - 1908. 2 vols.

Kjøbenhavn, Thieles Bogtrykkeri 1918 & 1920.

8vo. 2 volumes, both in publisher's original full green cloth bindings with two red title-labels with gilt lettering to both spines. A fine and clean set. (2), 455 pp. 275, (2) pp. 30 leaves with historic banknotes in facsimilie (included in the pagination) + 34 portraits of  the Chairmen of the Board of Governors. An additional set of the 30 banknotes in facsimilie loosely inserted.

First edition of Rubow's extensive work on the Central Bank of Denmark published in connection with the bank's 100th anniversary. 
The bank was established on 1 August 1818 by King Frederick VI of Denmark. The private bank was given a 90-year monopoly on currency issue, which was extended in 1907 out to 1938. In 1914, the National Bank became the sole banker for the Danish government. The bank became fully independent of the government in 1936.

Order-nr.: 60113

DKK 5.500,00