Amsterdam, Paris, Desaint & Saillant, Durand, Vincent, Duchesne, 1758.
2 volumes in-12, marbled calf, coats of arms in the centre of the boards, spines decorated, red edges (period binding).
First edition of this great history of trade and navigation. This history of maritime trade, provided by the grandson of Louis XIV, concerns Europe but also all other countries, Egypt, Arabia, China, India. (Barbier II, 775). Several leaves missing from the preliminary speech Arms partly rubbed.
Attached in an identical binding: HUME (D). Essays on trade, luxury, money, the interest of money,... Paris, Lyon, Saillant, 1767. Small lack of leather on the first cover.
Set of 3 VOLUMES WITH THE ARMS OF THE DURFORT DE DURAS FAMILY (O.H.R., 1793).