Scientific book, universal scale, Le livre des comptes-faits ou tarif général, dédié à Monseigneur Desmaretz by François Barrême, in the Vve Macé, quai de Conty in Paris, 1710. The book with engraving prints is signed by the hand of Barrême. In- 12 ° calf binding with a double bronze clasp. Back decorated with five ribs. In 1668, he obtained a privilege for the publication of this rate book, the success will not fail until the 19th century. By opening the Scale, the merchants no longer need to count. They immediately know the amount of their items value at a given price.
Really good condition