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Author: RAYNAL, W.TH. Title: Wysgeerige En Staakundige Geschiedenis Van De Bezittingen Op Den Koophandel Der Europeaanen in De Beide Indien
Description: Amsterdam, M.Schalekamp. 1775, First Dutch Edition. Later 1/2 Leather, 8vo. Book, XXII-5124 PP. Vol. II- X-422-[XVI PP. Index] Vol. III-VIII-563-XVIPP. Vol. IV-VIII-405-XVIPP. Vol. V-VI- 422-XII PP. Vol. VI-VIII-386XIV PP. Vol.VIII-VI-438-XXVI PP. Vol. VIII-IV-359 PP. WITH: Aanhangsel van Verbeteringen Volgens Den Laatsten En Besten Franschen Druk-(Addenda & Correction after the best, latest French Edition) 92 PP. + XX PP. Index Vol. IX-283 PP. With; Addenda and corrections: 223 PP. -9 Vols. Some serious browning in places, due to used aggressive ink. Titles in red and black, 8 [out of 9] finely engraved, different frontispices by C.F.Fritschius, after C.Eisen, all depicting colonial and or trading scenes. WITHOUT THE MAPS!!!!! [propably portrait missing} Sold as a reading copy only!!! The book contanis a large number of [often quite large]folding tables with data on [e.g.] Exchange rates, The results/ proceedings of ships, both from the East Indies and Cape of Good Hope, Shares of the " V.O.C." The results of the British from their Indian colonies, Finances of France, and the French East India Company, A general table with the proceeds of India, China, Mauritius and Bourbon. A table of the value of the goods imported from Brazil [Diamonds, and other gems, mint gold and goldbars. Coffee, Cacoa, Tobacco, Wood, Cinnamon, Hides ,etc. etc]. Demographic data on Spain, as well of the cargo of the Spanish fleet.an extensive sheet, listing all goods and their value that went from Spain to the America' s .Extensive data on Porto Rico, Cuba et. etc. etc. A wealth of data and figures seldomly found in other sources. Vol.I at PP. 189-196 Seriously damaged at centre of page by an " eaten away" section, caused by an aggressive inkstain. Later but sound half calf bindings, spines with raised bands and title pieces. [sold with all faults!] In spite of the missing maps and the other defects, still a seductive book, especially with this modest price...See for the French edition:Sabin Nr. 68080 and also to be found in Kress. Fair/No Jacket.
Keywords: Economy. W.I. C. Colonialism. India. Trade. V.O. C. Economics.
Price: EUR 725.00 = appr. US$ 787.96 Seller: Quist - Antiquaar
- Book number: 4002
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