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LETTERS CONTAINING A SKETCH OF THE POLITICS OF FRANCE. From the Thirty-First of May 1793, Till the Twenty-Eighth of July 1794, and of the Scenes which have Passed in the Prisons of Paris.

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LETTERS CONTAINING A SKETCH OF THE POLITICS OF FRANCE. From the Thirty-First of May 1793, Till the Twenty-Eighth of July 1794, and of the Scenes which have Passed in the Prisons of Paris.

by Williams, Helen Maria (1762-1827)

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Printed for Mathew Carey, William Young, Thomas Dobson, H. & P. Rice and John Ormrod, Philadelphia: ., 1796 283 p. XLib stamp of the Lancaster Mechanics' Society on title page. Mildly browned and foxed. 12mo. 170 mm. Original full leather binding, worn. Front board detached. Rear board very fragile. Loss at head of spine. Hardbound. Good. An early political work by a female writer, reprinted from the English edition. The writer provides an interesting perspective on one of the most turbulent periods of European history. This 2nd U.S. edition includes an important section on Paris prisons. Evans 31634. ** PRICE JUST REDUCED!! EVANS1. Hardcover. Good.

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THE FAMILY ALBUM, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
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Title
LETTERS CONTAINING A SKETCH OF THE POLITICS OF FRANCE. From the Thirty-First of May 1793, Till the Twenty-Eighth of July 1794, and of the Scenes which have Passed in the Prisons of Paris.
Author
Williams, Helen Maria (1762-1827)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Printed for Mathew Carey, William Young, Thomas Dobson, H. & P. Rice and John Ormrod, Philadelphia: .
Date published
1796
Keywords
EARLY AMERICAN IMPRINTS AUTOBIOGRAPHY LETTERS POLITICS GOVERNMENT FRANCE FRENCH REVOLUTION PRISONS OF PARIS HELEN MARIA WILLIAMS WOMEN EVANS PHILADELPHIA IMPRINT 1796
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AUTOBIOGRAPHY / BIOGRAPHY; FRENCH / FRANCE; EARLY AMERICAN IMPRINTS;

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Ron Lieberman, has been an antiquarian bookseller, rare book appraiser, and library consultant for Fifty years. His firm, The Family Album, has issued a series of exceptional catalogs and bibliographic references in a variety of fields, including: Incunabula; Pennsylvania-Americana; German-Americana; Fine Book Bindings; Early Photographica; Printing History & Typography; Classics from the Great Scholar / Printers; Etc. He was the instructor for a series of valuable workshops and courses in the history, taste, and technique of book collecting. He frequently lectures before professional groups of librarians and archivists on: the book trade; collection and building security; disaster preparedness; appraisals; and preservation, conservation, and binding. He has also often appeared on radio and television popularizing the pleasant hobby of antique book collecting. His expert opinion on the book collecting market; values of archives and manuscripts; collection preservation & security; historic photographs; and the value of rare books has been sought by sources as diverse as: the Historical & Museum Commission of PA; the PA State Library; the Library of Congress; the Smithsonian Institution; the FBI; American Bible Society; Money Magazine; Kipplinger Magazine; Conservation Centers; Warman\\\'s Antique Price Guides; U.S.A. Today; as well as Universities, Colleges, and Historical Societies throughout the United States. As one of the organizers of the World Library Fund, Mr. Lieberman provides professional analyses of library collections, and helps plan library development for public and private institutions in the United States and abroad. He was a Member of the Board of Governors of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (A.B.A.A.), and Chairman of the A.B.A.A. Security Committee. He was a long-time regular member of the Security Committee of the Rare Book and Manuscript Section (RBMS) of the American Library Association (ALA); and was the Past President of the Middle Atlantic Chapter, A.B.A.A. Mr. Lieberman was also, for many years, a consulting editor and contributor to the Haworth Press journal: \\\"College & Undergraduate Libraries.\\\" He is also a member of the: International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) // American Library Association (ALA); + ACRL/RBMS [For 25 Continuous Years] // PA Library Association (PLA) // Bibliographical Society of America // Middle Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) // Society for the History of Authorship, Readership, and Publishing (SHARP) // Library Company of Philadelphia // Philobiblon Club // Etc. Etc.

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