Item #28179 A Letter Addressed to the Abbe Raynal, on the Affairs of North-America. In which the mistakes of the Abbe's account of the Revolution of America are corrected and cleared up. Thomas Paine.

A Letter Addressed to the Abbe Raynal, on the Affairs of North-America. In which the mistakes of the Abbe's account of the Revolution of America are corrected and cleared up

London: J. Ridgway, 1795. Very Good+. Item #28179

London: J. Ridgway, 1795. Reprint. Slim octavo (21cm.); modern brown cloth, gilt-lettered morocco spine label; vi,[7]-60pp. (A-G4 H2, collated complete). Textblock a shade toned, occasional light soil, else a Very Good or better example.

Later appearance of Paine's oft-reprinted 1782 pamphlet addressed to the French Abbe Raynal, whose critical "Revolution of America" Paine considered so riddled with misconceptions that he felt compelled "to rectify them, and prevent even accidental errors intermixing with history, under the sanction of time and silence" (from his introduction, p. [iii]).

HOWES P25; SABIN 58222.

Price: $200.00