Royal Almanac with coat of arms for Caisse d’escompte, 1787

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Almanach royal, année M.DCC.LXXXVII. Présenté à Sa Majesté. (French Royal Almanac, year 1787, Presented to His Majesty) Paris, Debure gendre de feu M.D Houry, [1787]

One in-8 octavo volume, full red-brown Moroccan leather, gilt embossed plaque on boards, coat of arms in center, ribbed spine with fleur-de-lys, gilt frieze over internal edge, other frieze over external edge, all edges gilt (binding from the era)
Plaque by Dubuisson (Rahir, K type) which was used after the great artist’s death.

With coat of arms for Caisse d’escompte (former financial institute) in Paris.
Founded by Turgot in 1776 for financial exchange discounts, the Caisse d’Escompte was closed in 1793.

Flaws: spine and first board are slightly but consistently exposed, restored corners and crown notches

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