AUBERT, J. P.
Kort, dog duidelyk onderwys van’t Italiaansch boekhouden …
Vierde Druk. Merkelyk verbeetrd, en met eenige aanmerkingen vermeerdert.
Revised and enlarged fourth edition, first published in 1760, of this guide to Italian book-keeping, teaching the basic principles, with a section relating to book-keeping for ship owners. The work contains an innovation by Aubert, a “Convoy book”, which lists goods under the name of the Captain and the ship. The work also contains real-life accounts of a shipping company, a guide to basic Dutch banking procedures, and a dictionary of mercantile terminology.
Octavo (220 x 140 mm), pp. [vi], 160. Uncut in the original mottled boards, spine perished, with small paper label numbered 57. Spine largely worn away, but sewing bands strong. one or two pale stains, leaf edges a little curled; a very good copy.
Bibliography: Herwood 68; ICAEW, p. 61. No edition in Goldsmiths' or Kress.Don't understand our descriptions? Try reading our Glossary