Lettres au très-honorable Edmund Burke, au sujet de ses réflexions sur la Révolution de France. Ouvrage traduit sur la seconde édition corrigée; Avec ces deux épigraphes tirées de l’ouvrage même qu’il réfute.

Paris: Garnery, 1791. First French edition of Priestley’s famous defense of the French Revolution against the attack of Edmund Burke. The response of the French to Priestley’s work was immediate. In 1792 the French Assembly made Priestley a citizen, and, although he declined the honors, he was also elected to the National Assembly. Contemporary ink notation on half-title. Occasional light dampstaining. A good copy. Modern boards with gilt morocco label. Large twelvemo. 18, [2], 197, [2, ads] pp. Item #13170

OCLC notes three copies of the present work in Britain and Ireland and eight copies in North America (Yale, Pennsylvania, Syracuse, Harvard, Maryland, Princeton, Michigan, Library Company of Philadelphia).

Crook PS 324. Rochedieu, p. 262.

Price: $450.00

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