Les Six Derniers Mois de L'Amérique et du Brésil: Faisant Suite aux Ouvrages du Même Auteur sur les Colonies. Dominique Georges Frédéric de R. De Pradt.
Les Six Derniers Mois de L'Amérique et du Brésil: Faisant Suite aux Ouvrages du Même Auteur sur les Colonies

Les Six Derniers Mois de L'Amérique et du Brésil: Faisant Suite aux Ouvrages du Même Auteur sur les Colonies

Paris: F. Béchet, 1818. First Edition. Paperback. [6], 267, [1] p.; 22 cm. Original pink paper wrappers with printed paper spine label. Untrimmed. Verso of half title page contains list of booksellers in other cities selling books printed by Imprimerie de Poulet. Verso of table of contents contains list of other works by Pradt. First edition. This volume discusses independence movements in South America, in particular developments in the second half of 1817, as well as the reactions of European powers. Pages 177-258 contain translations of documents concerning Haiti and other areas. In 1789 Pradt (1759-1837) was elected to the États Généraux; he fled to Germany after the beginning of the French Revolution. After he returned to France in 1800, Pradt supported Napoleon and became bishop of Poitiers (1805) and archbishop of Malines (1808). In Very Good+ Condition: much of paper spine label lacking; lower corner of front and back wrapper lacking; tear from lower edge of first leaf (half title) not touching text; occasional light foxing; otherwise a clean and bright copy in the original wrappers. Very Good +. Item #001142

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