The Political Last Testament of Monsieur John Baptist Colbert. Late Minister and Secretary of State to Lewis XIV. Wherein Is an Account of All that hath passed under the Reign of That King, unto the Year 1684. With Remarks upon the Government of the Kingd

Colbert, John Babtist; John Augustine Bernard

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Place Published: London
Publisher: Printed for Charles Brome
Date Published: 1695
Edition: Leather
Binding: Leather bound
Book Id: 22548

Description

358pp. Duodecimo [18 cm] Brown leather with raised bands and blind stamped patterns on the covers. Fair. The covers and the first and last several pages at the beginning and end of the text are detached, but present. The boards are rubbed. The top edges of the spine and covers have small patches of tape residue. Previous owner's bookplate and a couple of brief contemporary notations on the front endsheet. The pages are mildly browned.

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As is. Scarce. Jean-Baptist Colbert (1619 & 1683) was the French minister of finance from 1665 to 1683 under the rule of King Louis XIV.