Waare afbeelding van den vermaarden Heer Quinquenpoix. [True portrait of the renowed Mr. Quinquenpoix]
$150 / ≈ €130
Engraved by Leonard Schenk.
A caricature in prose and verse satirizing the disastrous Mississippi scheme (1718-1720) of the French Compagnie d'Occident and the speculations its stock that led to the complete ruin of many of its over-eager French, Dutch and English shareholders.
Reference: A.H.Cole, The great mirror of folly, 1949
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