The Life of the Famous John Baptist Colbert, Late Minister and Secretary of State to Lewis XIV. The Present French King. GATIEN DE COURTILZ DE SANDRAS.

The Life of the Famous John Baptist Colbert, Late Minister and Secretary of State to Lewis XIV. The Present French King.

Publisher: London: Printed for R. Bentley, J. Tonson, H. Bonwick, [et al.], 1695.
Edition: First edition in English.
Bibliographical References: Wing C-6599.
Condition: Edges slightly rubbed; fine copy.
Book ID: 25517

Description

8vo, modern full red morocco by Stocker & Gilbert, gilt rules and lettering, a.e.g. Frontispiece.

Comments

A translation of Garien Courtilz de Sandras' La Vie de Jean-Baptiste Colbert (1619-1683), a biography of the famous French Minister of Finances who brought great innovation and reforms to the French economy. Courtilz de Sandras (1644-1712) was himself a prolific and interesting French journalist and writer.

Price: $350.00