Bound collection of French pamphlets relating to the French Revolution, Napoleon, etc.

vp [chiefly, Paris]: vd [ca. 1800].

Price: $1,200.00

About the item

8vo. Half calf and boards, rebacked preserving most of original spine.

Item #244358

Sammelband of pamphlets pertaining to the Directory, Council of 500, and Napoleon's rise to power.
SIGNED "C. Sneyd Edgeworth / June 1817" on the half-title of the first pamphlet. Charles Sneyd Edgeworth was Maria's half-brother; his mother, Elizabeth Sneyd, was Mr. Edgeworth's third wife. With a list of pamphlets in Charles's hand on the first blank.
An important anti-Napoleon pamphlet, "Vrai Sens du Vote National" is INSCRIBED by the author Camille Jordan, "par Mr Edgeworth de la part de l'aut[or]" (partially trimmed).