Quesnay, François. Oeuvres économiques et philosophiques de F. Quesnay, fondateur du système physiocratique, accompagnées des eloges et d'autres travaux biographiques sur Quesnay par differents auteurs. Publiées avec une introduction et des notes par Auguste Oncken.

Frankfurt/Main & Paris, Joseph Baer & Jules Peelman, 1888.

Large 8vo. (2), XXVII, (1), 814, (2) pp. Contemporary purple cloth, spine lettered in gilt.

 650,00

First edition. The first part (pp. 3-142) includes biographical essays by Mirabeau, d'Albon and others. The second part (pp. 145-718) contains the economic works, including the famous articles "Fermiers" and "Grains" from the Encyclopédie, the "Analyse du tableau economique" from 1758, and numerous extracts from the "Journal de l'agriculture" and the "Éphémerides du citoyen", including the important article "Despotisme de la Chine". The third part (pp. 721-814) contains the philosophical works, including the "Essai physique sur l'économie animale" and a bibliography of Quesnay's works.

Spine sunned, a few leaves in prelims loose. From the library of the German agronomist Max Sering, with his ownership stamp on title and front endpapers.

Einaudi 4589.

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