Esquisse d'un Tableau Historique des Progrès de L'Esprit Humain. Ouvrage posthume de Condorcet
CONDORCET, Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas Caritat, Marquis de
Scarce edition probably pirated after the original from the same year. This history of the progress of mankind is one of the main works of the Enlightenment as well of historical thought in general. Published after Condorcet's death, this book traces human history through various eras from savagery to the revolution of his own lifetime. His prophetic view of the tenth epoch forecasts the destruction of inequality between nations and classes. French text.
Date Published: 1795
Place Published: n/a
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: , 364 p. 20 cm. Bound in cardboard with blue tape spine. Handwritten spine label. Dampstained upper corners for approximately first 200 pages. Small ink marks pp. 214-218. Light foxing.