Lot 69 of 338:
Political allegory of the overtaxed worker saved by a benevolent king  

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$200 - $300

Title:
Chinki, Histoire Cochinoise, Qui peut sevir à d'autres Pays
Author:
[Coyer, Gabriel Francois]
Place:
London
Publisher:
Date:
1768
Description:

96 pages. (8vo) 21.1x13.5 cm (8¼x5¼") recent quarter calf period style binding (by Phil Dusel), gilt rules, untrimmed. First Edition.

A political allegory in which Cochincine represents 18th century France, and Chinki the French peasant, worker, and average man, overburdened with taxes and driven to near suicide by the reactionary economic policies of the country guilt on his labor. In the end a benevolent, reformist king saves the day.

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Condition:
Minor smudging in the text; very good or better.
 
Item number:
303452a
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