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Lettres sur l'Angleterre

By A. de Stael-Holstein

1825 - Paris - Treuttel et Wurtz

8.75" by 6", vii, 428pp

 
 


 

DETAILS

The uncommon first edition of de Stael-Holstein's letters concerning political and cultural observations of England.

Bound in leather with gilt lettering and decoration.

In The Travellers Club binding, with their emblem to the tail of the spine.

With a frontispiece plan of the Chambers of Commerce.

With the ink stamp of The Travellers Club to the title page, with an ink stamp stating 'Withdrawn from The Travellers Club' across its face.

Baron Auguste Louis de Stael-Holstein, 1790 - 1827, was a philanthropist and the eldest son of the famous author Madame de Stael.

The Travellers Club was founded in 1819 to provide a meeting place for gentlemen who had travelled abroad, their foreign visitors and diplomats posted in London. In the 21st century the Travellers Club continues to fulfil this role.

CONDITION

The text-block binding is tight and firm. The front board is detached, and the rear board is held by the cords only, and could possibly detach in ths post, even after our best packing. There is significant wear to the extremities, including significant rubbing and edge wear, with loss to the corners and the top section of the spine. Internally the pages have slight browning and the occasional spot or mark. Overall the condition is good only, with a very good interior.


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