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Political Economy.- Mirabeau (Victor Riqueti de) and Francois Quesnay. Philosophie Rurale, ou Economie Generale et Politique de l'Agriculture, first edition, half-title, 3 engraved tables, woodcut device on title, woodcut head-piece, occasional minor spotting, contemporary French mottled calf, spine gilt in compartments with red morocco label, [Kress 6120; Tchemerzine IV, 286], 4to, Amsterdam [i.e. Paris], chez les Libraires Associes, 1763.

⁂ An excellent copy of this highly important and extremely rare collaborative work on the Physiocratic doctrine. The Journal des Economistes II, p.66 calls this work "le meilleur de Mirabeau." The last copy to appear at auction was in 1978.

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Political Economy.- Mirabeau (Victor Riqueti de) and

Wed, Jul 11, 2018 9:30 AM UTC
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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing
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London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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