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
Description8vo, modern full red morocco by Stocker & Gilbert, gilt rules and lettering, a.e.g. Frontispiece.
CommentsA 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.