Zillesen, Cornelis. Wysgeerig onderzoek, wegens Neerlands opkomst, bloei, en welvaard; het daarop gevolgd verval, en wat de nog overgeblevene middelen van herstel zijn, zo in staatsbestuur, financie, landbouw, koophandel, zeevaart, fabrieken en industrie.

Amsterdam, Johannes Allart, 1796.

8vo. (4), 534, (6) pp. Contemporary boards, rebacked with modern spine and gilt label.

 450,00

First and only edition. A treatise on the rise and heyday of the Republic in the 17th century, its decline in the 18th century, and the means to restore its government, finances, agriculture, trade, shipping and industry. Zillesen (1736-1828) was a prolific writer on history, water management, currency and taxation. He belonged to the patriotic party and was a member of various scholarly societies.

Some browning to margins; binding rubbed and bumped.

NNBW IX, k.1313. OCLC 63825492. Not in EHB, Kress, etc.

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