[NAPOLEON]. Administration des finances de l'Empire français (French Empire’s Finances Administration). Year 1808. Paris, Imprimerie impériale, 1808
One in-4 quarto volume, full green Moroccan leather, gilt frieze framing the boards, decorated plain spine, guilloche pattern on internal edge, gilt frieze on border, all edges gilt, pink watered silk front and end papers (binding from the era)
Very fine printing from Imperial Printing.
Assigned work of administered finances of the French State to be presented to Emperor Napoleon. During the era, the handling of public funds was level and rigorous: France was not on the verge of bankruptcy and poor managers were punished severely.
Very fine example despite minor abrasion on second board.
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