Théorie et pratique du commerce et de la marine.

Paris, Estienne et Fils, 1753.

4to. In a nice comtemporary full calf binding with five raised bands to spine. Red leather title-label with gilt lettering to spine. Compartments with gilt ornamentation. Small paper-label pasted on to upper compartment indicating the library number from an estate library. Ex-libris pasted on to pasted down front end-paper. A fine and clean copy. (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.: 60551

DKK 8.000,00