Small 4to, pp. 14,  (blank), a very good copy in modern speckled boards.
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First edition. Diedrich Tellerstedt was the leading retailer of Gustavian furniture in Sweden. Here he complains bitterly about the damage he has suffered over more than twenty years as competitors unfairly bust his royal monopoly on furniture trading in Sweden.
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