De l`État de la France, présent et a venir [FIRST EDITION].
de Calonne, M. [Charles Alexandre]
Place of Publication
Londres / Paris
RARE counterrevolutionary book by Charles Alexandre de Calonne (1734-1802), titled Count of Hannonville in 1759, an eminent French statesman whose efforts to reform the structure of national finance and administration precipitated the governmental crisis that led to the French Revolution of 1789. 205x135mm. XVI+440 pages. Quarter-leather board Hardcover. Gilt spine. Cover yellowing/age-stained and somewhat stained. Cover edges bumped. Cover and cover corners rubbed. Rear cover fore edge scratched/worn. Rear cover upper corner peeling. Sticker residues on cover bottom corner near spine. Spine heavily rubbed. Spine upper part missing and worn. Spine bottom edge peeling. Spine front hinge cracked and glued. Spine gilt mostly peeled. Binding slightly visible between front inner cover and whitepage. Ex library copy with ex-libris stickers on endpaper and small library stamp on title-page and last page bottom edge. Rear whitepage and last page upper corner slightly stained. Pages slightly yellowing, slightly age stained and slightly wavy. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare book by one of France`s most noted counterrevolutionaries is otherwise in good condition.
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