Paris: Chez Humblot, 1769. First edition. Small oil (?) stain at fore-edge of front free endpaper and a preliminary blank. Contemporary armorial bookplate on front free endpaper. A very good copy. Contemporary mottled calf, gilt flat spine with burgundy calf label. Twelvemo. xxiv, 288 pp. Item #14893
Roussel's work is a religious rejoinder to Rousseauian ideas of natural law, taking as its epigraph a quotation from Psalm 4, "Signatum est super nos lumen vultus tui." - "The light of thy countenance O Lord, is signed upon us."
OCLC notes three copies—at Cambridge, Lyon, and UC Santa Barbara.