Sketches of the Internal State of France; by M. Faber; Translated from the French. Theodor von Faber.
Sketches of the Internal State of France; by M. Faber; Translated from the French

Sketches of the Internal State of France; by M. Faber; Translated from the French

Philadelphia: J. & A.Y. Humphreys, 1812. Hardcover. 256 p.; 18 cm. Contemporary half calf with six spine compartments between gilt rules; red leather spine label with gilt-tooled title. Marbled paper over boards. Former owner's name at head of title page: Geo. Metzger. First American edition. Early American Imprints, 2nd series (Shaw & Shoemaker), 25386. Translation of Notices sur l'intérieur de la France by Gotthilf Theodor von Faber (1766-1847), published in St Petersburg in 1807. Fascinating first-hand account of France under Napoleon Bonaparte. In Very Good Condition: edges rubbed, with minor loss at head of spine; stain on pp. 86-87; minimal foxing; otherwise clean and tight. Very Good. Item #003913

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