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Travelling to Madrid

BLANQUI, Jérôme- Adolphe.
Reis naar Madrid, gedaan in de maanden augustus en september 1826; behelzende een staatkundig-wijsgeerig overzigt van de zeden en gebruiken der Spanjaarden.
Amsterdam, J.C. van Kesteren, 1827. 8vo. With title-page with engraved vignette. Contemporary boards, uncut.
€ 750
First and only Dutch translation of this account on an itinerary to Madrid by the French economist Jérôme-Adolphe Blanqui (Paris 1798 - 1854), also giving a political, economic and historical report of Spain and the customs and traditions of its inhabitants. The work originally was published in French in 1826. Blanqui's most important contributions were made in labour economics, economic history and especially the history of economic thought. Blanqui was a disciple of Jean-Baptiste Say to whom he succeeded in 1833 to the chair of political economy at the Conservatoire des Arts et Métiersin Paris. Spine damaged. A good copy.
Saakes 8 (1827), p. 349.
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