1745 - 1789 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT JOURNAL, LEDGER AND DIARY OF A WEALTHY LANDLORD ON THE FRENCH RIVIERA - EX LIBRIS HPK [HANS PETER KRAUS]

By: RUDELLE DALZON [DALSON]

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On offer is a stunning look into the the mind, finances and economy of Rudelle Dalzon a landlord, caterer and food supplier in pre Revolutionary France on the French Riviera. Many layered, very thick, elephant folio list many, many hundreds of transactions for rents, properties listed, supplies purchased, traded, sums loaned and paid plus many pieces of ephemera stuffed inside. Unpaginated, in original boards on thick paper there are at least 200 pages at two inches thick. Rudelle begins in 1745 and writes well into 1780s. There are at least two businesses running and ancilliary loans with corresponding notes. Mentions of trade with members of the King's staff. Many years of research in this ancient ledger. Rudelle diarizes his thoughts regarding most years in a special middle section of the book. Truly fascinating pre-Revolution manuscript and a delight for historians of the French Riviera. This journal boasts a very discreet Ex Libris HPK label identifying it from the library of the famed book collector Hans Peter Kraus.

Title: 1745 - 1789 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT JOURNAL, LEDGER AND DIARY OF A WEALTHY LANDLORD ON THE FRENCH RIVIERA - EX LIBRIS HPK [HANS PETER KRAUS]

Author Name: RUDELLE DALZON [DALSON]

Categories: 18th Century Manuscript, Books and Manuscripts General Overview, 18th Century Diary,

Publisher: Toulon, France, 1745

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good

Type: French

Size: Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall

Seller ID: 000649

Keywords: ANCIENT, MANUSCRIPT, COMMERCE, HANDWRITTEN, HAND WRITTEN, JOURNAL, LEDGER, MEMOIR, PERSONAL, LOG, HOLOGRAPH, AUTOGRAPH, DIARY, DIARIES, ANCIENT, ANTIQUE, TOULON, LANDLORD, APARTMENT, REAL ESTATE, CATERING, PRE FRENCH REVOLUTION, FRENCH RIVIERA, MONACO