Bohn, Gottfried Christian. Wohlerfahrner Kaufmann. Herausgegeben von C. D.Ebeling und P. H. C. Brodhagen. Fünfte, ganzlich neu ausgearbeitete und sehr vermehrte Auflage. (With:) Waarenlaager oder Produkten- und Waarenlexikon fur Kaufleute [...]. Neue durchaus verbesserte und ganzlich umgearbeitete Auflage.

Hamburg, Carl Ernst Bohn, 1789 & 1788.

Large 8vo. 3 vols. (16), 790, (2) pp. (2), "770" (but: 707), (11) pp. (2), VI pp., 1076 cols. Contemporary calf, gilt spines on 5 raised bands and red label; covers with gilt ornamental border. All edges red.


Fifth and best edition of one of the most widely used German handbooks for merchants, first published in 1719 with a second volume in 1726/27. The first volume and the first part of the second volume treat the commercial practices of the cities of Germany, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, the Dutch Republic, Great Britain, the Austrian Netherlands (Belgium), Switzerland, Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, and the United States. The second part of the second volume deals with business correspondence, business travelling, book-keeping, and letters of exchange. The third volume, published separately, is an alphabetically arranged dictionary of commodities.

Usual mild browning but a fine set.


Kress B.1540.

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