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.
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.
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)