Rare Seventeenth-Century Danish Decree Regulating Boatmen and Firearms Christian IV, King of Denmark. Forordning om Baadsmend oc Bysseskyttere. Copenhagen: S.n., 12 November 1618.  pp. Quarto (7" x 5-3/4"). Disbound (?) folded sheet forming 2 leaves bound into recent marbled boards, gilt-stamped calf title label to front. Light rubbing to extremities with minor wear to spine, light toning to text. $400. * This is a royal decree regulating boatmen and users of the arquebus, a musket-like firearm popular in the early modern period. OCLC locates 4 copies, none in North America. Bibliotheca Danica 19000000.
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