Traité des Parties Doubles, ou, Methode aisée pour apprendre à tenir en Parties Doubles les Livres du Commerce & des Finances; avec un Traité de Finance par […]. Francois Barrême, Nicholas ed. Barrême.
Influential Book on Double-Entry-Book-Keeping

Traité des Parties Doubles, ou, Methode aisée pour apprendre à tenir en Parties Doubles les Livres du Commerce & des Finances; avec un Traité de Finance par […].

Paris: Jean-Geofroy Nyon, 1721. First edition. Device on title page, a woodcut initial, and several head and tail pieces. In later blue card board. With leather title vignette on spine. (8), 300, (2) p. A wormhole throughout the first half of the book. Overall a good copy.

One of the most influential works in the history of modern double-entry book-keeping.

Posthumously published by the author's son Nicolas Barrême. Francois Barrême had been a merchant himself and became a teacher of book-keeping and founder of an Academy of Commerce in Paris and a protege of Colbert. He wrote several books on commercial arithmetic of which his Livre facile pour apprendre l'arithmetique (1698) became best known.

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