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Par La Citoyenne Roland

Femme du Ministre de L'Interioeur

Ou Recueil des Ecrits Qu'elle a rediges, pendant sa detention aux prisons de l'Abbaye et de Sainte-Pelagie. 

Imprime au profit de sa Fille Unique, privee de la fortune de ses pere et mere, dont sles biens sont toujours sequestres

By Madame Roland/ Marie-Jeanne Roland de la Platiere.

1795 - Paris - Louvet

9" by 5.5"; viii, 205pp, iv, 172pp; 197pp, 230pp

 

DETAILS

The writings of Madame Roland whilst she was incarcerated.

Madame Roland was a supporter of the French revolution and an influential member of the Girondist faction. 

Roland fell out of favour during the Reign of Terror. Whilst imprisoned she wrote ger memoirs over five months. Sections were smuggled from the prison by her guests. This work reflects on her studies, passions and political events. 

In the original French. 

An early edition, published the same year as the first.

Four parts bound across two volumes.

Complete.

CONDITION

In full tree calf bindings. Rebacked with original boards preserved. Externally, generally smart with slight rubbing to the extremities. Loss to the extremities due to rubbing. Very light patches of rubbing to the spines. Shelf numbers pasted to the front pastedown of both volumes. Internally, both volumes are firmly bound. Pages are slightly age toned with instances of light spots. Occasional notation from prior owner throughout both volumes. Does not affect text. Overall: VERY GOOD.


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