ÉPRÉMESNIL, Jaques Duval d'.

Correspondance sur une question politique d'agriculture.

Amsterdam & Paris: Fournier, 1763 Stock Code: 123202
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First edition of this printed correspondence between Épremesnil and Dupuy d'Emportes of the Academy of Florence, concerning agricultural issues, in which Éprémesnil stresses the importance of free trade. Épremesnil (1745-1794) later had an important role in pushing for the summoning of the Estates General, before defending the monarchy in the French Revolution, and subsequently being guillotined. The book is scarce, with WorldCat96* listing seven copies in institutional holdings.

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Description

Duodecimo (162 x 94 mm). Contemporary quarter calf, speckled paper-covered boards, spine decorated gilt, red morocco label.

Condition

Half-title present. Light wear to extremities, small chip to spine, faint dampstain at head of pp. 30-100. A very good copy.

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