ALMANACH. D'Erven Stichters Almanach counter, Op't Jaar onses heeren Jesu Christi 1746. Amsterdam, Gerrit Bos for Hendrik and Abraham Lammertyn, 1746.
In-12, title-frontispiece, 28 ff.n.ch.: green soft calfskin with flap, plates with a large cold plate bearing the coat of arms and the date 1746, spine smooth and mute, two gussets inside (publisher's binding).
Rare 18th century Dutch stock exchange almanac.
It is decorated with a copper engraved title-frontispiece representing the Amsterdam stock exchange and 12 woods for the calendar which is printed in red and black.
It lists 373 sworn brokers (gezwooren makelaars) in the city as well as 32 Jewish brokers and merchants (Joodsche makelaars).
Text of the interleaved calendar.
Bound in green vellum with flap binding with the arms of the city of Amsterdam.
The coat of arms of the city, struck in large on the plates, serves as a symbol of power, Amsterdam being the financial capital of Europe at the time.
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