Manuscript on paper entitled: “Discurso practico politico, paraque se guarden las Rs. Determinaciones publicadas sobre la importante materia de la veda de la saca, ô, extraccion de la seda en Rama, destos Reynos de España a las Provincias extrangeras.” Signed at end by “Diego Martinez Carlon."

Nine numbered leaves. Small folio (300 x 195 mm.), attractive antique marbled boards. [Spain: ca. 1738].

An unpublished manuscript, written in a single legible hand, in which the author advocates Spanish mercantilism to protect the domestic silk trade from foreign competition. Carlon, an expert on silk manufacturing, thoroughly describes each step in the making of silk. He concludes with reasons why Spain and this industry would benefit from mercantilism.

In fine condition.

Price: $1,500.00

Item ID: 6560

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