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The Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau by  Jean Jacques Rousseau - Hardcover - 1904 - from Paul Haynes Rare Books (SKU: Biblio572)

The Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau

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The Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau: Now for the first time completely translated into English without expurgation. Two Volumes

by Rousseau, Jean Jacques

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Two volumes. Privately Printed. Oliver and Boyd. Edinburgh. MCMIV. Large octavo. xxx, (1), 281pp. Engraved frontispiece, 6 further engraved plates; xv, (1), 412, (2)pp. Engraved frontispiece, 7 further engraved plates. Original cloth, original labels to spines. Largely unopened, and untrimmed. Labels faded, covers slightly grubby. Chip to corner of one label. A couple of flecks and spots to covers. Slightly rubbed to corners and head and foot of spine. Contents crisp and bright, unread. Signature to ffep of Volume II. Geo. Dyson.

The first complete English translation of The Confessions.


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About Paul Haynes Rare Books

Paul Haynes has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1978. Based in Hay on Wye, he travels worldwide to buy and sell rare and old books. A member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Paul Haynes Rare Books offers both antiquarian and scarce books in all subjects, with something of a bias towards the owner's passion for Travel and Exploration.


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