by Christian IV, King of Denmark
1628. Only Known Copy of a Seventeenth-Century Danish Decree Regulating Gunpowder and One of Its Main Components Christian IV, King of Denmark. Forordning om Saltpeter oc Krud. Copenhagen: S.n., 19 September 1628.  pp. Quarto (7" x 6"). Disbound (?) folded sheet forming 2 leaves laid into recent textured paper folder, hand-lettered title label to front. Some edgewear, toning and faint dampstaining to text, otherwise fine. $500. * This is a royal decree regarding saltpeter and gunpowder, or "Krud" as it was known in Old Danish. It aimed to discourage unauthorized shipments into his kingdom. OCLC locates no copies. Bibliotheca Danica 19000000.
(Inventory #: 59282)