A letter on the genius and dispositions of the French Government including the view of the taxation of the French Empire. Addressed to a friend, by an American recently returned from Europe.

Walsh, Robert.

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An explanation of the tyranny that Napoleonic bureaucracy imposed upon the empire, with an especial focus on the oppressive tax system. The author was a leading Catholic-American literary critic, founder of the first American quarterly, The American Review of History and Politics, and founder and editor of the American Quarterly Review. This extensive pamphlet draws on Walsh's three years of travel and study in France and Britain as a young man. It was republished in England and Lord Jeffrey said of it, in the Edinburgh Review (1853, p. 799), "We must learn to love the Americans when they send us such books as this" (cf. New Advent Catholic Encyclopedia). => An American Catholicum. 8vo. [4], 253 pp. Parsons 387; Shaw & Shoemaker 21936. Contemporary paper over boards, paper spine perished and covers detached. Pages uncut; age-toning, foxing, and marginal tear to pp. 153?54; heavy waterstaining at rear not weakening paper. A poor scholar's copy. Bookseller Inventory #

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Publisher: Hopkins & Earle
Publication Date: 1810

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Book Description Hopkins and Earle. Book Condition: Used - Good. 1810. Hardcover. Cloth. 8vo. 253 pp. Rebound in library cloth. No author stated to title page. Staining and discoloration to leaves, although text is still very intact and readable. Ex-library with usual markings and labels. Sound working copy. Bookseller Inventory # mch0228

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Book Description Published by P.H. Nicklin and Co.; also by Hopkins and Earle, Philadelphia; Farrand, Mallory and Co. Boston; E.F. Backus, Albany; Williams and Whiting, New York; J. Parker, Pittsburgh; and E. Monford, Wellington and Co. Charleston, South Carolina,, Baltimore:, 1810. iv, 253pp. Original pale green boards [soiled with cracked spine, rending the book in twain]. Untrimmed and, except for scattered foxing and a clipped front endpaper, text clean. Good+. The first edition, highly critical of France. Walsh was a Baltimorean who published in 1811 "the first quarterly that was issued in the United States, 'The American Review of History and Politics.'" Appleton. FIRST EDITION. Sabin 101165. VI Appleton 340. AI 21934. Bookseller Inventory # 21331

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Book Description Farrand, Mallory, & Co., Boston, 1810. An explanation of the tyranny that Napoleonic bureaucracy imposed upon the empire, with an especial focus on the oppressive tax system. The author was a leading Catholic-American literary critic, founder of the first American quarterly, The American Review of History and Politics, and founder and editor of the American Quarterly Review. This extensive pamphlet draws on Walsh's three years of travel and study in France and Britain as a young man. It was republished in England and Lord Jeffrey said of it, in the Edinburgh Review (1853, p. 799), "We must learn to love the Americans when they send us such books as this" (cf. New Advent Catholic Encyclopedia). => An American Catholicum. Provenance: Ownership signature of John McAlister at top of title-page. 8vo. 114 pp., [1] f. Shaw & Shoemaker 21935. Good. Removed from a nonce volume; without wrappers. Lightly browned; title-page soiled with five-digit rubber-stamp; a little shallow chipping on the first three leaves. Bookseller Inventory # 2023

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Book Description Boston: Published By Farrand, Mallory & Co. Second Edition. Minor scattered marginal foxing. Original wrappers finely bound in full marble boards with a gilt-blocked leather label to the front panel. Very impressively and attractively finished. Scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. ; 114 pages; Physical desc.: 114 p. References: Shaw & Shoemaker 21935. Subjects: Taxation--France. France--Politics and government--1789-1815. 114 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 52939

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