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[Walsh, Robert]:

A LETTER ON THE GENIUS AND DISPOSITIONS OF THE FRENCH GOVERNMENT, INCLUDING A VIEW OF THE TAXATION OF THE FRENCH EMPIRE. ADDRESSED TO A FRIEND, BY AN AMERICAN RECENTLY RETURNED FROM EUROPE.

Published by P.H. Nicklin and Co.; also by Hopkins and Earle, Philadelphia; Farrand, Mallory and Co. Boston; E.F. Backus, Albany 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.


Book Id: 21331

Price: $85.00

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