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by Capmany y de Montpalau, Antonio de, 1742-1813; Font Rius, José María
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"Reedición ... del texto del Consulado del mar que publicara Capmany en 1791 con su notable estudio introductorio y su copioso apéndice documental."
Topics: Maritime law, Commercial law
1v. (unpaged) : 22 cm
Topics: Geography, Toponymy
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by Agricola, Georg, 1494-1555; Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964; Hoover, Lou Henry, 1874-1944
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With reproduction of original t.-p
Topics: Metallurgy, Mineral industries, Paleontology, Zoology, Mining, Metallurgy, Paleontology
Supplement has special t.p. and separate paging
Topics: Ready-reckoners, Money, Interest
163 p
Topic: Industries
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by Bodin, Jean, 1530-1596
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Colophon: Lugduni, Impensis Jacobi du Puys
Topics: Political science, State, The
iv, [iii]-xxi, [1], 447, [1] p., [4] leaves of plates : 21 cm
Topics: Magindanao language, Papua (Indonesia) -- Description and travel, Maluku (Indonesia), Philippines...
Vignette (printer's device) on t.-p. and last page; initials
Topics: Metallurgy, Mineral industries, Zoology
Remainder of t.-p. transcription: So wol aus ihrem eigenen mit anhero gebrachten Vedam oder gesetzbuch, und urkündlichen handgeschriften, als gespräch und beywohnung ihrer vornehmsten priester und schriftgelehrten, nachgespüret, erforschet und widerleget ... Alles getreulich verfasset und ans liecht gebracht durch Philippum Baldaeum ... Anitzo aber aus dem niederländischen ins hochteutsche mit fleiss übergesetzt und mit einem vollständigen register versehen
Title in red and black. Added t.-p., engr.: Tweede en derde gesandschap na het keyserryck van Taysing of China ... A.o 1671. The second and third parts have special title-pages
Topics: Kampen, Jan van, d. 1664, Nobel, Constantin, Bort, Balthasar, 1626-1684, Hoorn, Pieter van,...
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Vols. 1-2 have reproduction of original t.p. with imprint: Madrid, Impr. de A. de Sancha, 1779-
Topics: Barcelona (Spain) -- History, Barcelona (Spain) -- Commerce -- History
Originally printed in 1612; this edition probably has the same engraved title plate with the date obviously altered to 1636; the imprint is printed below the plate
Topic: Netherlands -- History -- Wars of Independence, 1556-1648
Title from engraved t. p.: Joan Nieuhofs Gedekwaerdige Zee en Lantreize. Door de voornaemste Landschappen van West en Oostindien
Topics: Brazil -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800, Brazil -- History -- To 1822, Jakarta...
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by Agricola, Georg, 1494-1555; Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964
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Bibliography: p. 599-606
Topics: Metallurgy, Mineral industries
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by Spon, Jacob, 1647-1685; Wheler, George, Sir, 1650-1723
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Added t.p., engr
Topics: Classical antiquities, Inscriptions, Greek
With: Den verstandigen hovenier / P. Nyland. Amsterdam, 1700. -- De medicyn-winkel, of Ervaren hys-houder / Petrus Nylandt. Amsterdam, 1702
Topic: Landscape gardening -- Netherlands
Engraved t. p
Topics: Middle East -- Description and travel, Italy -- Description and travel
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Issued in 2 parts. Part 1 has title: The first part of simboleography [etc., as given above]; pt. 2 has title: The second part of symboleography, newly corrected and amended, and verie much enlarged in all the foure seuerall treatises. 1. Of fines and concords. 2. Of common recoueries. 3. Of offences and indictments. 4. Of compromises and arbitrements. Whereunto is annexed another treatise of equitie, the jurisdiction, and proceedings of the High Court of Chancerie ... likewise much augmented...
Topics: Great Britain. Court of Chancery, Conveyancing, Equity pleading and procedure, Forms (Law), Legal...
Added illustrated t.p., engr
Topic: Bookkeeping
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[14], 440, [16] p
Topics: Witt, Cornelis de, 1623-1672, Witt, Johan de, 1625-1672
226 p. 16 cm
Topics: Currency question, Banks and banking
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by Domett, Henry Williams
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xv, 136 p. : 24 cm
Topics: Bank of New York, Banks and banking
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by Communaute des maîtres vinaigriers, marchands limonadiers, caffetiers, distillateurs, faiseurs & vendeurs d'eau-de-vie, esprit de vin, & de toutes sortes de liqueurs & autres eaux, composées d'eau-de-vie & esprit de vin, grains & fruits, dans la ville, fauxbourgs & banlieuë de Rouen
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[4], 80 p
Topic: Guilds
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by Cramer, Johann Andreas, 1710-1777; Mortimer, Cromwell, d. 1752
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Bound in old calf
Topic: Assaying
Earlier eds. under title: Merchant, shipowner, and shipmaster's import and export guide
Topics: Commerce, Maritime law, Tariff
2 v. : 23 cm
Topics: Natural history -- Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
Topics: Egypt -- Description and travel, West Indies -- Description and travel, Iran -- Description and...
2 v
Topic: Commerce
341 p
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Topics: Birmingham (England) -- Description and travel, Birmingham (England) -- History
Frontispiece: Coat of arms of the Univerdad, y Casa de contratacion
Topics: Commercial law, Maritime law
2 p. l., xlix p., 329, [49] p. 22 cm
Topic: Rent (Economic theory)
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1 v. (various pagings) 27 cm
Vol. 2 has imprint: Pisa, G. P. Giovannelli e compagni, stampatori, 1757; v. 3, pt. [1]-2: Lucca, Stamperia di J. Giusti, 1760
Topics: Money, Mints, Coinage
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by Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790; Quétant, Antoine-François, 1733-1823
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The way to wealth, signed: Richard Saunders, was first published in Poor Richard's almanac for 1758, and separately issued in 1760 under title: Father Abraham's speech. In the present edition it is followed by A.F. Quetant's French translation (with special t.p.: La science du fonhomme Richard ou Moyen facile de payer les impots. Par Benj. Franklin. Paris, Chez A.A. Renouard, 1795) Appended: Dialogue entre la goutte et Franklin: Quelques mots sur l'Amerique; Dr. Franklin's epitaph
Topics: Success, Maxims
The history of the invasion by the Tartars, p. [251]-304, has special t.-p.: Bellum tartaricum, or, The conquest of the great and most renovvned empire of China, by the invasion of the Tartars ... Written originally in Latine by Martin Martinius ... London, Printed for J. Crook, 1655
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Topic: Catholic Church
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by Savérien, M. (Alexandre), 1720-1805
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Imperfect copy: last plate wanting; replaced by reproduction
Topics: Naval art and science, Naval art and science -- Italian
5 v
Topics: Economic geography, Commerce
5 v
Topics: Economic geography, Commerce
[4], xvi, 372 p
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Added t.-p., engr
Topics: Maritime law, Commercial law
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Vols. 1-2 have reproduction of original t.p. with imprint: Madrid, Impr. de A. de Sancha, 1779-
Topics: Barcelona (Spain) -- History, Barcelona (Spain) -- Commerce -- History
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by Borghi, Piero, d. ca. 1494; Ratdolt, Erhard, 1447?-1527 or 8, printer
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Leaf [118b] (colophon): Nela inclita citade venetia a çorni. 2. augusto. 1484. fu imposto fine ala presente opera
Topics: Incunabula, Arithmetic
Waar by komt een aanhangsel rakende den tegenwoordigen staat en reglementen van de Admiraliteit en scheepsmagt van England. Gevolgd van een vollediger nieuw aanhangsel raakende het zelfde onderwerp; met eene vergelykinge van het gedrag der Franschen en Engelschen in zee-zaaken, eene proeve rakende de scheepsmagt der Engelschen, getrokken uit authenike gedenkschriften; uittreksels van alle acten van het Parlement, de marine raakende; inzonderheid die tot instellinge van artikels en orders tot...
Topics: Great Britain. Royal Navy, Maritime law, War, Maritime (International law), Naval law
Added t.-p., engr
Topic: China -- Description and travel
Paged continuously: v. 1: 8 p. �., 90 numb. �.; v. 2: 91-160 numb. �
Topic: Monasteries
Added illustrated t.p., engr., has title: Descriptio legationis batavicae Societatis Indiae Orientalis ad magnum Tartariae chamum
Topic: China -- Description and travel
5 v
Topics: Economic geography, Commerce
Vol. 1 has added t.-p., engr.: Beschryvinge van doud en nieuw Oost-Indiën
Topics: Netherlands -- Colonies -- Asia, Indonesia, Mogul Empire -- History
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by Forbes, William, Sir, 1739-1806
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The "banking-house" is that of Sir William Forbes, James Hunter & co., of Edinburgh, formerly John Coutts & co., since 1843 merged with the Union bank of Scotland, of Glasgow and Edinburgh
Topics: Union Bank of Scotland, Banks and banking
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No more published?
Topics: Commerce, Finance
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by India; East India Company; Great Britain. Laws, statutes, etc
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563 p. 30 cm
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With this are bound: (1) Marquet, Franz. Von der Verwandlung der Domänen in Baurengüter. Wien, 1769. (2) Nützliche Nachrichten und Abhandlungen das Oekonomie- und Commerzwesen betreffend. Wien, 1767
Topics: Mines and mineral resources -- Austria Tyrol, Mines and mineral resources -- Austria Schwaz
Title-page in red and black
Topic: Kaempfer, Engelbert, 1651-1716
Vol. 1 has added t.-p., engr.: Beschryvinge van doud en nieuw Oost-Indiën
Topics: Netherlands -- Colonies -- Asia, Indonesia, Mogul Empire -- History
Added t.-p. (v.1) engraved
Topics: Natural history, Khoikhoi (African people)
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539 p., 24 cm
Topic: Banks and banking
viii, 290 p
Topics: Produce trade, Agriculture, Agriculture and state
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by Welser, Marcus, 1558-1614; Porphyrius, Publilius Optatianus; Arnold, Christoph, 1627-1685; Welser, Paulus, 1555-1620
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[18],68,[40],908,[90] p
Topic: History
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by Sonnenfels, Joseph von, 1733-1817
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3 v
Topic: Economics
Title vignette
Topic: Industrial arts
"Explication des termes de marine employez par les edits, ordonnances et reglemens de l'admirauté. 3. éd. rev. & augm. Par m. Estienne Cleirac ... Rouen, 1670" (with special t.-p.): p. [505]-570
Topics: Maritime law, War, Maritime (International law)
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Vols. 1-2 have reproduction of original t.p. with imprint: Madrid, Impr. de A. de Sancha, 1779-
Topics: Barcelona (Spain) -- History, Barcelona (Spain) -- Commerce -- History
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by Avity, Pierre d', sieur de Montmartin, 1573-1635; Eembd, Govert vander, fl. 1720, ill
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Title page, engraved, with vignette; initials
Topics: World history, Geography, Orders of knighthood and chivalry, Monasticism and religious orders
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Title in red and black: title vignette. Gothic type
Topics: Netherlands. Koninklijke Marine, Merchant marine, Maritime law
lxvii, (1), 472, (32) p
Topic: East India Company
2 v. in 1 (x, 431 p.)
Topics: Sweden -- Economic conditions, Sweden -- Politics and government -- 1718-1814, Sweden -- History
Vol. 1 has added t.-p., engr.: Beschryvinge van doud en nieuw Oost-Indiën
Topics: Netherlands -- Colonies -- Asia, Indonesia, Mogul Empire -- History
viii, 233 p
Topics: Mensuration, Building, Building
A duplication of p. 87-113, "Tratado I. Monedas", bound in at back, has special t.p.: Reduccion de monedas antiguas, i corrientes de toda Europa
Topics: Mathematics, Coinage, Weights and measures
62 p
Topics: Conduct of life, Success
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by Tott, François, baron de, 1733-1793
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3 v. 18 cm
Topics: Turkey -- Description and travel, Crimea (Ukraine) -- Description and travel
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xii; 364 p. 28 cm
Topic: Inscriptions, Latin
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by United Provinces of the Netherlands. Staten Generaal
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Foliation very irregular
Topic: Nederlandsche Oost-Indische Compagnie
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119 p. 21 cm
Topic: Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1760-1789