GOLD AND SILVER MERCHANTS’ MANUAL

Uytgerekende tafelen in’t gout en silver, gereduceert uyt marken troys, in marken fijns ... Van nieuws gecalculeert, vermeerdert en verbetert ... Nootsakelijck allen koopluyden, munte-meesters en anderen in’t goudt en silver handelende.

Amsterdam, Marcus Willemsz Doornick, 1681.

4to, pp. [xii], 401, [1 blank]; handsome engraved title vignette, engraved initials, extensive tables; small ink stain to pp. 112-113, small closed tear to lower blank margin of Yy2; an excellent copy in contemporary Dutch vellum; a few marks.

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Rare corrected and enhanced edition (first 1651) of Out’s essential manual for gold and silver merchants in the golden age of the Dutch Republic when Dutch trade was at its height, dedicated to three chief commissioners of the Wisselbank of Amsterdam. Out worked as an assayer at the bank and was highly regarded for his expertise in this role.

STCN 86559967X. We have only traced the BL and Harvard copies in the UK and US.

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