Cavaillon: Imprimerie Mistral, 1932. 8vo, original printed card covers. (6), xxii, (2), 253, (17) pages; illustrated. Covers a bit worn; very good. Item #6351
The first volume of the papers of Charles-Alexandre de Calonne, the French Contrôleur-Général from 1783 to 1787, which were retained by the British Government after his death in 1802 to avoid them falling into Napoleonic hands. Significant for background on the finances of France during the early revolutionary period. Ex Birmingham Assay Office Library, with their small ink stamp.