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Carranza, Alonso
El aiustamiento i proporcion de las monedas de oro, plata i cobre, i la reducción destos metales a su debida estimación, son regal¡a singular del Rei de España, i de las Indias, Nuestro Señor, que lo es del oro i plata del orbe, A¤o de 1629. El licenciado - - lo prueba con razones y auctoridades de divinas i humanas letras en este discurso
Madrid: Francisco Martínez, 1629. One of the Earliest Works on Monetarism in Spain with Annotations in a Contemporary Hand and Three Manuscript Sketch Maps of Different Parts of the MediterraneanFolio. Modern vellum boards old style.Woodcut royal arms on title, numerous manuscript annotations in the text in the first part (including miniature sketch maps of Cadiz at B5r, the Nile Delta and Palestine coast at C1r and the Mediterranean at C6r.).First Edition, and a UNIQUE copy of one of the earliest works on monetarism in Spain, containing material relating to the mines of Spanish America, the importance of sound gold currency, and much of importance on the contemporary economic history of Spain."A legal treatise on money which contains a great deal of important information for the economic history of Spain. It was written to defend the plan of Captain Tomás de Cardona to prevent the extraction of gold and silver from the Kingdom and to assign a correct value to the gold and silver of the Indies". (Colmeiro).*Palau 44950; Alden 629.32; Kress: 462; Goldsmiths 598; Correa: 886. Colmeiro: 139. # WorldCat (US Libraries): 6 copies (NYPL, Newberry, IU, JCB, Minessota, Kansas).
Bookseller: LIBRERIA DE ANTANO [Argentina]
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