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Author: MIRABEAU, HONORÉ-GABRIEL RIQUETI , COMTE DE (1749-1791) Title: Aux Bataves sur le Stathouderat. ( 2 tômes en un volume). Contains also '' Notes et pièces justificatives''.
Description: S.l. no printer ( printed in the Netherlands ?), 1788, in-8°, 20 x 12 cm, engraved title with portrait medaillion of ''Jean de Witt'' + 147 pp ; 213 pp +(1)(errata), bound in contemporary full mottled calf, raised gilt spine with two labels, edges painted red. Some small damage by insects at the binding but still a fine copy.with a near spotless interior. Book in French. Livre en français. Fine copy of the first edition of this famous claim to independance of the Dutch people. In 1787 the Dutch stadhouder Willem V had retaken the power of the Dutch Republic with the help of Fredrick William of Prussia. This publication is regarded as one of the most important political publications emanating from the French Enlightenment. Cioranescu N° 45223 . .
Price: EUR 425.00 = appr. US$ 461.91 Seller: Antiquariaat Wim de Goeij
- Book number: 47081