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$ 290.) + shipping

„ bereits heute ist der Stahlstich der Harfe spielende Dame wohlbehalten bei mir angekommen und übertrifft meine Erwartungen weit. Als Berufsharfenistin werde ich sicher viel Freude an dem Bild haben. Mit ganz herzlichem Dank und freundlichen Grüßen “

(Frau C. K., 6. August 2016)