A View of Society and Manners in France, Switzerland, and Germany; with Anecdotes relating to some Eminent Characters. In Two Volumes


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John Moore (1729-1802) received his medical degree in Glasgow and later served in the Seven Years' War. His writings were referenced in the work of Lord Byron and Thomas Carlyle. The text offered here was a popular work from his period written in a tradition of travelogues published by authors such as Lawrence Sterne and Tobias Smollett and consider England's international relations with the European territories mentioned in the title.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: W. Strahan; T. Cadell
  • Edition: Third Edition
  • Date Published: 1780
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    2 Vols. [5], ii-xvi, 451p; [3], vi-xv, 440p. 22 cm half-leather bindings with marbled boards. Ex-library with stamps and small labels affixed to front endpapers. Leather worn with tears and missing pieces along spine extremes and corners. Fading along hinges, scuffing to boards. Some spotting to pages. Text unmarked. Sold "as-is."

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