Lot 37 of 302:
Political allegory of the overtaxed worker saved by a benevolent king  

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$300 - $500

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:
303452
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