Item #26191 The Revolution of America. The Abbe Raynal, Guillaume Thomas François Raynal.
The Revolution of America

The Revolution of America

London: Printed for Lockyer Davis, 1781. Very Good. Item #26191

London: Printed for Lockyer Davis, 1781. First Thus; unauthorized translation. Octavo. 181 pp., [2] pp. publisher's advertisements. Bound in 20th century black cloth with spine lettered in gilt; floral endpapers.

Light rubbing and scuffing to boards and binding is sound. Ownership inscription (1907) facing title; patch of dampstaining to title along gutter and to final 20 pages though text remains legible throughout. Pages otherwise clean and bright. Very Good.

Written during the American Revolution, Reynal here portrays the horrors of colonial slavery and justifies American independence and France's participation in the war.

[Sabin 68104].

Price: $300.00