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Author: (SENAC DE MEILHAN, GABRIEL). Title: Considérations sur les richesses et le luxe.
Description: Amsterdam, et se trouve à Paris, Chez la veuve Valade, 1787. Royal octavo. Pp. Half-title (verso blank), title (verso blank), iv (numbered v-viii), 10 Préface, 11- 499, (3) notes, (2) errata (verso blank). With handsome engraved device to title, engraved head-piece and many tail-pieces. Footnotes. Hardcover, quarter calf and marbled boards, spine lettered and dated in gilt; head of spine mended for a tea, a partly split joint neatly restored. An entirely uncut, wide-margined copy, printed on handmade paper; a little dog-eared, worm trace to inner blank margin of 3 consecutive leaves with no loss. Overall an excellent interior in fine condition (contemporary signature to title, small stamp to verso). A very desirable copy. ¶ ~ First edition, uncommon in the original, unsophisticated state, and entirely uncut. Gabriel Senac de Meilhan (1736-1803), a French writer. In 1790 he published 'Des Principes et des causes de la Révolution en France'. His 'Considérations' was republished in 1789. Kress B.1336. Goldsmith 13327. Cf. Palgrave 1894-1901. Not in Einaudi 5228, which lists the 1789 edition only.
Keywords: Economics economy economic economist wealth material labor labour finance social political cultural international history theory studies science industrialization industrialisation Wirtschaftswissenschaft Sozialwissenschaft Wirtschaftsgeschichte
Price: EUR 650.00 = appr. US$ 706.45 Seller: Librarium of The Hague
- Book number: 2518
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