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ROOVER, Raymond de (ed.)

Gresham on Foreign Exchange.

An essay on early English mercantilism with the text of Sir Thomas Gresham's memorandum for the understanding of the exchange.

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1949 Stock Code: 124222
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First edition, first printing, of the manuscript of Sir Thomas Gresham (c.1519-1579) - English financier, founder of the Royal Exchange, and royal financial agent - on foreign exchange, which is held in the Kress library, prefaced with a book-length essay by Roover on English mercantilism.

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Description

Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in gilt, grasshopper to centre of front cover in gilt.

Illustrations

Portrait frontispiece, 2 illustrated plates.

Condition

Pencilled ownership inscriptions to front pastedown and front free endpaper. Spine ends a little bumped and rubbed, minor marking to cloth. A very good copy.

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