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[CLÉMENT DE BOISSY, Athanase-Alexandre.]

Mémoire sur la réformation des finances.

Paris, chez les marchands de nouveautés, 1787 Stock Code: 141261
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Notes

First edition of this uncommon memoir on the reformation of finances, published two years before the French Revolution, by the jurist and writer Clément de Boissy (1716-1793), also a financial adviser to the last King of France, Louis XVI. The present work is sometimes found under the author's pseudonym "M. de Fontenay". WorldCat and Library Hub locate only one copy in the UK (BL), and a further nine worldwide.

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Description

Octavo. Original plain blue wrappers, stitched, unopened and untrimmed.

Condition

Slight soiling to first blank verso, else a fine copy.

Bibliography

BnF FRBNF30249937; INED 1132.

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