Paris: Convention Nationale, 1794.
Disbound. Good +. Item #030271
19pp pamphlet issued by the Convention Nationale regarding the payment to soldiers defending France. Collot-D'Herbois was a playwright, actor and essayist who was a member of The Committee on Public Safety (Comites de Salut Public) during the reign of terror. An attempt was made on his life in 1794 around the time of a similar attempt on the life of Robespierre that enhanced his reputation immeasurably. Mild general soiling and foxing but legible and only shows light wear at edges. Undated cas. 1794. Collot-D'Herbois was one of the few members of the Committee to escape the guillotine but was deported and died of yellow fever the next year. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 lbs 0 oz. Category: History; Inventory No: 030271.