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Pfennigk’s 1692 Study of Devaluation of Coinage

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Pfennigk’s 1692 Study of Devaluation of Coinage
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Pfennigk, Joh. Guilielmi. DE REI NUMARIAE MUTATIONE ET AUGMENTO VON STEIGENDER UND FALLENDER MÜNTZE... Leipzig: Jo. Frid. Gleditsch, 1692. 8vo [17cm by 10.5 cm], slightly later half vellum with red mottled boards; hand-lettered spine; page edges speckled. (12), 268, (34) pages, including index. Engraved frontispiece; woodcut headpieces, initials and tailpiece. Book plate on front pastedown. Near fine. A rare early work on inflation and devaluation of coinage. Dekesel P103. Hirsch 102. Lipsius 312. Not in Graesse, Ebert or Brunet.