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- Potter, William
- The Trades-man's Jewel: Or A safe, easie, speedy and effectual Means, for the incredible advancement of Trade . . . By making their Bills to become current instead of Money, and frequently to revolve through their Hands [etc.]. Wing P3036. Quarto
- Printed by Edward Husband and John Field [etc.], London, 1650.
- Only edition of a pioneering tract, one of two by Potter as "the first of the Cromwellian banking schemes", predating the Bank of England's founding in 1694 and confirming the "well advanced" study of the mechanism of exchange during the Interregnum
- Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, the margins cut close just affecting some side notes (legibility preserved), light browning; the Taussig copy
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- $ 2250.00
- banks, legal reform
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