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An appeal to impartial posterity: by Madame Roland, wife of the Minister of the Interior: or, a collection of tracts written by her during her confinement in the prisons of the abbey, and St. Pelagie, in Paris. In four parts. Translated from the French original, published for the benefit of her only daughter, deprived of the fortune of her parents by sequestration.

Roland de la Platiere, Marie-Jeanne Plipon.

Published by Pr. by Robert Wilson, for A. Van Hook, New York, 1798
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Stated first American edition?corrected. Present is vol. I, containing parts I and II (of 2 vols. in 4 parts). "Advertisement from the editor", signed in-type "Bosc" [i.e., Louis Augustin Guillaume Bosc]. Paris, germinal 2d, in the year of the Republic 3 [April 9, 1975]. 8vo. Vol. I of II only. I: ix, [2], 12?202, 164 pp. ESTC W4179; Evans 34483. Quarter library cloth over marbled paper boards, spine with paper shelving labels, front and back covers pressure-stamped with the library name. Spine darkened, chipped at head and foot, covers rubbed. Title-page and several other pages rubber-stamped by the (now-defunct) Mercantile Library. Back free endpaper with library charge pocket. Closely trimmed at top and bottom edges, resulting in the partial loss of several page numbers and catchwords. Chip to bottom corner of two leaves, with loss of catchword to one page; chip to fore-margin of two leaves, resulting in the loss of several letters to all four pages (but without loss of sense of text). Short tear at bottom of one page, with tear extending into text but without loss. Foxing, dog-earing. Bookseller Inventory # 12907

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Title: An appeal to impartial posterity: by Madame ...

Publisher: Pr. by Robert Wilson, for A. Van Hook, New York

Publication Date: 1798

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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