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[Bank of Portugal]

Organisação do Banco de Portugal.


Lisbon, Na Imprensa Nacional, 1847.


Small 4to.  59, (1 blank), 39 pp., with 1 folding table comparing the accounts of the Banco de Lisboa, the Companhia de Confiança Nacional and the Banco de Portugal.  Later quarter calf.  

The Banco de Portugal, formed from the union of the Banco de Lisboa with the Companhia de Confiança Nacional, was created in 1846 to restore confidence in the country‘s finances after years of civil war.   An historical synopsis of its organization occupies pp. 55-59, and a list of share-holders the final 39 pp.   Some pencil marks, tiny piece torn from front free endpaper.  

Goldsmiths’-Kress Catalogue 35102.   Not in Innocêncio.  

£ 150.



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