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LACOMBE DE PREZEL, Honoré. Dictionnaire du citoyen, ou Abrégé historique, théorique et pratique du commerce. 1761.

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LACOMBE DE PREZEL, Honoré. 

Dictionnaire du citoyen, ou Abrégé historique, théorique et pratique du commerce. 

Paris, Grangé & J. Baptiste Bauche, 1761.

Two 12mo (163x105 mm), xxiv-487-(1 bl.) pages / (2)-403-(2)-(1 bl.) pages.  binding : Contemporary full mottle calf. Spine gilt in six compartments. Gilt arms at the bottom of spines. Caps of vol. 2 chipped. Small lack of leather. Some waterstains. Manuscript tables added at the beginning of each volume. 

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First edition.
In this dictionary, Lacombe de Prezel reviews the main commercial, accounting and banking techniques, the different commodities and manufactured goods produced in the world (cloth, junk, metals, woad, furs, etc.) and describes the important ports and places (Hamburg, Aleppo, etc.), the modalities of international trade, the economy of the different countries, the terms of navy and navigation, as well as the currencies, weights and measures in use.

references: Kress [5937], Goldsmiths [9672;], Einaudi [3163].

provenance: Talleyrand's Copy with engraved heraldic ex-libris of his castle of Valençay and his motto "Re que Diou".

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