Title: Oeuvres Completes d'Alexis De Tocqueville ...
Publisher: Michel Levy Freres, Librarires Editeurs
Publication Date: 1864
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: 1st Edition
First collected edition of the author's complete works, edited by H.G. de Bearument under the direction of Tocqueville's widow Mary Mottley de Tocqueville. Published from 1864 to 1866 in Paris in nine volumes. Bound in attractive three-quarter leather binding contemporary with the publication of the set. Former owners' bookplate in first volume only. Volumes I-III: De la Democratie en Amerique, Quatorzieme Edition. Volume IV: L'Ancien Regime et La Revolution, Septieme Edition. Volume V: Correspondeance et Oeuvres Posthumes, Publiees pour la premiere fois en 1860. Volume VI: Correspondence d'Alexis de Tocqueville, Publiee en 1860. Volume VII: Nouvelle Correspondance Entierement Inedite de Alexis de Tocqueville. Volume VIII: Melanges Fragments Historiques et Notes sur L'Ancien Regime, La Revolution et l'Empire. Voyages - Pensees, Entierement Inedits par Alexis de Tocqueville. Volume IX: Etudes Economiques Politiques et Litteraires, par Alexis de Tocqueville. Tocqueville's health was never very strong and in 1859 he died at Cannes. "He had published some minor pieces during his lifetime, and his complete works, including much unpublished correspondence, were produced after his death in uniform shape by H.G. de Beaumont" THE ENCLYCLOPAEDIA BRITIANNICA, Eleventh Edition. An attractive set of Tocqueville's writings gathered and edited by his life-long friend Gustave de Beaumont. Both 'Democracy in America' and 'Ancient Regime' have become classics in the study of political science in both the United States and France. Bookseller Inventory # 9842
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