Item #048522 Letters on the French Revolution, written in France, in the summer of 1790, to a friend in England; containing, various anecdotes relative to that interesting event, and memoirs of Mons. and Madame du F-. Helen Maria Williams.
Letters on the French Revolution, written in France, in the summer of 1790, to a friend in England; containing, various anecdotes relative to that interesting event, and memoirs of Mons. and Madame du F-
Letters on the French Revolution, written in France, in the summer of 1790, to a friend in England; containing, various anecdotes relative to that interesting event, and memoirs of Mons. and Madame du F-
Letters on the French Revolution, written in France, in the summer of 1790, to a friend in England; containing, various anecdotes relative to that interesting event, and memoirs of Mons. and Madame du F-

Letters on the French Revolution, written in France, in the summer of 1790, to a friend in England; containing, various anecdotes relative to that interesting event, and memoirs of Mons. and Madame du F-

Boston: J. Belknap and A. Young, 1791.

First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Item #048522

Contemporary leather with neat repairs at the corners and spine ends, old scirbbes to front blank, foxing and age toning, heavy in spots but not affecting legibility. The two volumes bound in one, 1791 and 1792. 137pp; 138pp. Evans 24003 & 25039

Abolitionist and supporter of the revolution and attended the Fête de la Fédération on the one year anniversary of the storming of the Bastille. She spent most of her later life in France and was a saloniere, hosting Mary Wollstonecroft and Thomas Paine. A Girondist following the massacres of 1792, she was jailed during the terror though allowed to continue her work translating French works into English.

Provenance: Hannah Lewis of Rochester (note to rear endpaper Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Americana; History. Inventory No: 048522.

Price: $1,500.00

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