[Madrid: De Orden de S. M…en la Imprenta Real de la Gazeta, 1779].
First Spanish edition. pp. , 43. 1 vols. 8vo. French replying to Charges by the British concerning the American War. Recent mottled sheep, green morocco label. Ex-library with bookplate and small stamp on several pages, some margins and paginations trimmed, small hole on final leaf, else very good Sabin 44282; Adams “American Controversy” 79-37 for the French translation. Item #34018
Rare. Spanish translation of the French sovereigns' “Exposé des Motifs de la conduite du Roi, relativement à l'Angleterre” published the same year. The French pamphlet was a reply to charges made by the British that the French had been helping the Americans in the war. To the French pamphlet Edward Gibbon wrote “Memoire Justificatif pour Servir de Réponse à l'Exposé”.
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