That  “the  Quality  (of  the  Brewing  Food)

does  not  go  short  of  anything /

neither  a  Shorting  of  Beer  shall  arise ”

Decree of Charles I, Duke of Brunswick-Luneburg (1713-1780) “because of the present extremely expensive cereals purchase” allowing a temporary rise in prices compulsory upon everybody since the brewers “otherwise are not able … to continue … brewing”. Published Wolfenbüttel May 28, 1740. Without place & printer (1740). 13¼ × 15¼ in (33.8 × 40 cm). 1 page. With woodcut initial. With the ducal signature printed together with the L(oco) S(igilli) mark and that of A. A. v. Cramm.

Decree on sufficient stocks of good beer

Framing-worthy  Broadsheet  meant  for  the  Billboards ,

comprising also the penal provision “to prepare oneself such as to have a sufficient stock of excellent beer anytime available”.

Of unused freshness on untrimmed handmade paper with margins of 3.5-5.5 cm with figurative and typographic watermark. – The centerfold slightly squeezed.

On Charles, nephew of the Emperor Charles VI, brother-in-law of Frederick the Great, founder of the Collegium Carolinum, governing since 1735, see ADB XV, 266 ff.

Offer no. 12,591 / EUR  253. / export price EUR  240. (c. US$ 277.) + shipping

„ Lieber Herr Niemeyer, Ich freue mich über Ihr selten gewordenes Qualitätsempfinden! Ein einwandfreies Exemplar des Goltzius wäre mir schon auch lieber! MfG “

(Herr M. N., 21. April 2015)