MARQUARD, Johanne Tractatus politico-juridicus de jure mercatorum et commerciorum singulari. Libri IV.

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Commercial treatise dedicated to America and the colonies

First edition of this commercial treatise dedicated to America and the colonies.

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Francfort, Thomae Matthiae Gotzii, 1662.

2 parts in 1 volume folio [316 x 190 mm], (7) ff. with the engraved frontispiece by Daniel Theobald, title, preface, table, …, 572 pp.; (2) ff., 744 pp. and (69) ff. Some slight browning.

Bound in contemporary stiff vellum, flat spine with handwritten title, edges blue.

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Rare first edition of this important commercial treatise dedicated to America and the colonies. Leclerc 948; Sabin 44661; Brunet, Supp. I, 969.

Mainly written in Latin, this treatise also has some passages in French, Spanish and German.

Pages 375 to 540 of the second part contain the exact reprinting of the exceedingly rare first edition of the “Argonautica Gustaviana” by W. Usselinx.

Sabin describes it as follows: « A politico-juridical treatise on commercial law. It is one of those books whose importance is by no means indicated by the title, and is of interest for the history of the Swedish South Company and its settlement in Pennsylvania. The original editions of some documents reprinted in this collection are lost ».

A fine copy bound in contemporary stiff vellum.

None copy of this work has appeared on the public market for the last 30 years.

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