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Memoires presentés à Monseigneur le Duc D'Orléans . . . concernant les moyens de rendre ce royaume très puissant, & d'augmenter considérablement les revenues du roi & du peuple. Hague & Amsterdam, aux dépens de la compagnie,

BOULAINVILLIERS Henri comte de (1727.)

£440.00 

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2 vols. in one. 12mo. Contemporary mottled calf, gilt and panelled back, morocco label.

First edition of this interesting work which gives the views of the philosopher and historian Boulanvilliers (1658-1722) on the improvement of the situation of the lower classes, and on the financial situation of the treasury. See the study by Harold Ellis: Boulainvilliers and the French Monarchy, Cornell U.P., 1988.In excellent condition. Cioranescu 13383.

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