1781 First Edition Of "REVOLUTION DE L'AMERIQUE" 1781 First Edition Book entitled "REVOLUTION DE L'AMERIQUE," by Abb Raynal, Printed by Chez Lockier Davis, Holborn, London, Fine.
This important 18th century treatise was a highly informative work which contains an historical essay on the American Revolution.
This is one of a few editions issued the first year 1781, some with, most without the frontispiece.
The text is printed in French. Volume numbers 171-pages with separate [16-page] preliminaries; and measures approximately 8.75" tall x 5.5" wide x .75" thick.
This rare book remains in quite good overall condition with typical issues of age. Raynal urged the Americans to found their liberty on constitutionalism, union, freedom of conscience, and the education of the people.
The cover is well worn, spine tips chipped, spine cocked, page edges uncut, scattered light foxing, occasional minor damp staining, page edges uncut [as issued], and is generally clean internally. All in all, this desirable treatise remains very presentable.
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