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MEMOIRES SUR LA VIE ET LES OUVRAGES DE M. TURGOT, Ministre d'Etat. Premiere partie.

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MEMOIRES SUR LA VIE ET LES OUVRAGES DE M. TURGOT, Ministre d'Etat. Premiere partie.

by Du Pont de Nemours, Pierre Samuel

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Philadelphie [i.e. Paris]: [i.e. Barrois l'aine]: ., 1782 pp. (x), 148. 8vo. 220 mm. Self wraps - unbound; uncut; deckle edged. Title page soiled. Early ms. ownership at the top of the t.p., but we can't make it out. Issued under a false imprint, this rare biography of the French finance minister Anne-Robert-Jacques Turgot, Baron de l'Auline (1727-1781) is attributed to Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) who was a French writer, economist, publisher and government official. During the French Revolution, he, his two sons and their families immigrated to the United States (1799). His son Eleuthere Irenee du Pont was the founder of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company. He was the patriarch and progenitor of one of the United States' most successful and wealthiest business dynasties of the 19th and 20th centuries. FR4. Soft cover.

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THE FAMILY ALBUM, ABAA US (US)
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Title
MEMOIRES SUR LA VIE ET LES OUVRAGES DE M. TURGOT, Ministre d'Etat. Premiere partie.
Author
Du Pont de Nemours, Pierre Samuel
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
Used
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Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Philadelphie [i.e. Paris]: [i.e. Barrois l'aine]: .
Date published
1782
Keywords
FRANCE PARIS ECONOMICS FRENCH REVOLUTION
Bookseller catalogs
AUTOBIOGRAPHY / BIOGRAPHY; FRENCH / FRANCE;

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