Very rare First Edition of this legal treatise on trade and commerce, dedicated to America and the colonies.
First Edition. 2 volumes in one, folio (33 x 20cm), engraved allegorical frontispiece by Daniel Theobald, some engraved initials and in-text illustrations throughout; some errors in pagination, occasional browning to later leaves. Contemporary vellum with red morocco label to spine; a fine copy of this very scarce work.
Provenance: Christian Ernst, Graf zu Stolberg-Wernigerode (1691-1771), illustrated armorial bookplate; LA Law Library, armorial bookplate.
Brunet Suppl. I, 969; Sabin 44661; Kress 1097; Goldsmiths 1676; not in Einaudi. JCN (3) III: 80; Leclerc 948 gives an incomplete collation; European Americana 662/86: Asher 42, and pp. 83-85 and 93-97.