Histoire Secrete de la Cour de Berlin, ou Correspondance D'un Voyageur Francois, dupuis le 5 Juliet 1776 jusqu'au 19 Janvier 1787. Ouvrage Posthume. Tome Premier et Second
[Mirabeau, Honor-Gabriel de Riquetti, comte de,]
Honor Gabriel Riqueti, Count of Mirabeau (1749-1791) was a socially ruined nobleman of the French Court who took an early leadership role in the French Revolution. Originally published in 1787, this two-volume work recounts his assessment of the Prussian royal court at Berlin. His account gives his assessment of Frederick the Great, his son as well as key ministers of the Court. FRENCH language text.
Publisher: [Malassis le jeune Alenon]
Date Published: 1789
Place Published: n/a
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: 2 vols bound in 1. 275p; 208p. 20.5 cm quarter leather binding with marbled paper boards. FRENCH language text. Front board detached. Scuffing and fading to marbled paper on boards. Leather cracked along spine with fading, scuffing to both spine and corners. Corners bumped and edges worn. Ex-library with small label affixed to lower corner of front endpapers. Front endpapers torn. Inscriptions on both title pages. Remaining pages clean and unmarked. Sold "as-is."