Apr 16, 2019 - Sale 2505

Sale 2505 - Lot 248

Price Realized: $ 438
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(LATIN AMERICA.) Zavala y Auñón, Miguel de. Representacion al Rey . . . Phelipe V . . . dirigida al mas seguro aumento del real erario, y conseguir la felicidad, mayor alivio, riqueza, y abundancia de su Monarquia. Folio, later 1/4 calf gilt, minor wear, corners repaired; minor foxing, minor soiling, lone wormhole in margin. [Madrid?], 1732

Additional Details

first edition of a work on the Spanish economy with an emphasis on colonial commerce, presenting methods to increase the treasury through trade in agricultural goods in Spain and the West Indies. Zavala proposes abolishing provincial taxes and replacing them with a direct tax on land and individuals. He emphasizes increasing the volume of trade within Spain and her American colonies by restricting the colonies to Spanish trading companies. Included are descriptions of the trade in tobacco, cacao, gold, silver, and other products from Spanish America. "Interesa para el estudio de la economica. Trata extensamente de America"--Palau 37815. European Americana 732/256; Sabin 106282.