A Tour Through Part of France


Containing a Description of Paris, Cherbourg, and Ermenonville With a Rhapsody Composed at the Tomb of Rousseau. In a Series of Letters.

My book plate on front free end paper (can be removed on request) and armorial bp of Rev John Dunn Yarker on front paste-down. 3 front free end papers and 3 rear feps, one of which has been pasted to the last page. Skiver on spine with gold title, slightly tarnished; gold crenellations around all edges largely intact; head and tail of spine have been rubbed; hand-made rag paper un-foxed, but last four sheets have a brown stain 30mm long and max 4mm wide along the upper edges; somewhat yellowed on all edges. 323 pages, large type. There are XXVI letters, the first dated Aug 2, 1788 and the last Sept 3, 1788. On Sept 2 he wrote: So much peturbation and heat will not eafily fubfide; and it will be found a matter extremely difficult, if practicable, to reduce their minds, as before, to the yoke of fubjection, In fact, the whole kingdom feems ripe for a Revolution; Bear in mind Bastille day was a year later – July 14, 1789. Please make a realistic offer. Hard Cover Parchment. Coverd in PVC plastic. This book apparently followed a companion voloume on the Netherlands.

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Authored by G. Mockton, Anon,  although there is no listing of the author. Published by T. Cadell of Strand London in 1789. This Original First Edition is in Fine condition covered in PVC plastic and Hardcover bound without a dust jacket. 313 pages with xii pp prelim. The size of the book is 217x 135x30mm. An original edition, not print on demand and in that aspect unique on the internet.