Essai sur les Causes qui, en 1649, Amenerent en Angleterre L'Establissement de la Reublique;
Boulay de la Meurthe, Antoine; Luc, Jean Andre de; Vertaul; Auckland, William Eden, Lord; Anonymous
Five Essays in French from the end of the 18th Century: The first essay, by Amtoine, comte Boulay de la Meurthe, French politician and magistrate, discusses the English Civil War. The second is written by Jean Andre de Luc, Swiss Geologist, and is on the German Protestant theologian Wilhelm Abraham Teller. The next, by Vertaul, discusses British tax assessment. Part four is a speech about income tax, by William Edan, Lord Auckland. The last essay is about French politics and government in the Revolutionary Period. Essay selection for this collection likely chosen by its original order. Since 18th century books were sold unbound, the owner would have selected its binding and could select works to be bound together to his or her liking.
- Publisher: Baudouin; s.n.; s.n.; J. Wright; J. Debrett et al
- Edition: n/a
- Date Published: 1799
- Place Published: Paris; Berlin; London; London; London
- ISBN: n/a
- Condition: Good
- Signed: No
- Dust Jacket: No
- Jacket Condition: n/a
132; 99; 26; 48; 46 p. 20.5 cm hardcover binding with leather spine and marbled boards. FRENCH language texts. Corners bumped wutg leather corners mostly worn away, spine cracking. Hinges loosening, but intact. Ink notes on front endpapers. A few scattered ink notes to interior.