Madame de Staël - Considérations sur les principaux événemens de la révolution françoise - 1820

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Madame de Staël - Considérations sur les principaux événemens de la révolution françoise - 1820
Bindings, History - Quantity: 2 - Book

Third edition, after the 1818 original volumes 1 & 2 (missing volume 3, however it is complete as it is and covers the period that saw the rise of Louis XVI at the abdication of Bonaparte.)

Curious annotated copy (by an anonymous person) before its binding in the uncropped margins. Cut and folder by the bookbinder (see photos).

Posthumous work by Madame de Staël (1766-1817) first conceived this book as a piece in tribute to the glory of her father, Minister Necker; but little by little it became a vast study on the French Revolution as a whole, the Napoleonic regime and the English government system, a model that was completely democratic according to the author. It was published by Baron Auguste de Staël,her son, and by the Duke of Broglie, her daughter Albertine’s husband. Schazmann, Bibliographie des oeuvres de Mme de Stael, 55.

Author: Madame de Staël

Title: Considérations sur les principaux événemens de la révolution françoise

Place: Publisher, date: Paris, Delaunay 1820

Collation: Volumes 1 and 2 ( X-426; [4]-418 ) missing volume 3.

Format: octavo, 21 cm.

Binding: Period calfskin half-binding, smooth spine adorned with two labels and a rich Restoration style decoration.

Spine restored (amateurish) in the 20th century. Interior in good condition, light scattered foxing.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
2
Subject
Bindings, History
Author/ Illustrator
Madame de Staël
Book Title
Considérations sur les principaux événemens de la révolution françoise
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1820
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Leather
Number of pages
426
Dimensions
21×14 cm
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