No  “Foreign  or  Alien  Beer”  in  the  Country  Side,

not  even

“on  Weddings / Christening / and  other  Carousals”

Edict by Augustus William, Duke of Brunswick-Luneburg (1662-1731) concerning the consumption of beer in the country obtained from foreign places and stiffening the penalty provided by edict of July 10, 1722, to 10 $ per half-barrel. Published Wolfenbüttel April 20, 1723. Without place & printer (1723). 12¼ × 14⅞ in (31 × 37.8 cm). 1 page. With woodcut initial. With the ducal signature printed together with L(oco) S(igilli) mark and that of E. D. V. (von?) Dehn.

Edict on foreign beer

Framing-worthy  Broadsheet  meant  for  the  billboards

with figurative watermark. – Three sides wide-margined, the upper margin torn up to about 2 cm to the text. The several light foxing dots on the back hardly noticeable from the text side.

On Augustus William, 3rd son of Duke Anton Ulrich, governing since 1714, see ADB I, 664 f.

Offer no. 12,590 / EUR  202. (c. US$ 244.) + shipping

„ Beste heer Niemeyer, Hartelijk dank voor de snelle terugboeking (concerning a bill paid for already one year ago). Zoiets schept altijd vertrouwen! Beste groeten “

(Mijnheer P. E., 3. Februar 2009)