L'Exemple de la France avis a la Grande Bretagne. Second Edition. Arthur YOUNG.
L'Exemple de la France avis a la Grande Bretagne. Second Edition.

L'Exemple de la France avis a la Grande Bretagne. Second Edition.

Quebec. Imprime par Hean Neilson. 1794. 8vo. 20cm, in contemporary full sheep, bands, no titles, with the following defects: wanting pp16-40 - pages 41-44 paper defected with text loss, wanting pp139-146 from the appendix, (bound with: De L'Influence de la Forme des Governemens sur Les Nations. Brussels. 1817. 114p.,), very good condition, very rare (cgc) - Tremaine 919. (Tremaine copy 16.3x 10cm) locates 4 copies, Lande S2330. Gagnon II-2286. Valch 1110. Dionne I-36. No auction or other recent records located. Not in Sabin; Not in Amtmann STC, Written by a well known English agriculturist and author of Travels during the years 1787-89, etc, in France. It is a work for landed gentry and husbandmen on the hazards implicit in an economy tolerant of republican principals. It includes a plan for the organization of national militia and is said to have been heartily approved by the English Whig administration, also by Edmund Burke'. It was published in at least four editions, and an abridgement, in England, 1793-1794. A French translation from the second English edition was issued in Brussels in 1793, from which the Quebec production was probably reprinted. Item #15280

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