Mysteries and Secrets of Trade and Mint-Affairs: With several Reasons against transporting Treasure; and waies set down for preventing the same...

VIOLET, Thomas.

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Place Published: London
Publisher: William Du-Gard
Date Published: 1653

Description: Small thin folio. [20], 182, [2 blank], [8]pp. (some dampstains and marginal tears; scattered foxing and age-toning). Large engraved vignette on title page. Magnificently rebound in full deep burgundy morocco with ornate gilt and blind- tooled decorations on the covers and spine; marbled endpapers. London: William Du-Gard, 1653. First edition. Rare

Comments: An exhaustive appeal, supported by a wealth of documents, against permitting exportation of bullion from the Commonwealth Mint. Violet was a London goldsmith and alderman who was convicted of smuggling silver bullion in 1634 but was pardoned on condition of exposing other malefactors. STC Wing V593.

Edition: First
Binding: hardcover
Condition: fine
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 157515


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By This Author: VIOLET, Thomas.
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