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Moser: Patriotic Archiv For Deutschland. 12 Volumes 1784 Ff
Frankfurt and Leipzig (or Mannheim), Swan, 1784. Item details Patriotic archive for Germany. Ed. v. FK Moser. 12 volumes (complete). Frankfurt and Leipzig (or Mannheim), Schwan, 1784-1790. 20 x 12 cm. Per band approx. 500 pages. With 11 (out of 12, missing in volume 4) engraved frontispiece (mostly portraits), volume 1 with a second front copper, volume 8 with a copper plate for a coronation ceremony. With 12 engraved title vignettes. Uniform simple parchment volumes of the time (bindings slightly stained, spine partly rubbed. Language: German Order number: 122445 Remarks: * Kirchner I, 1691. Complete series of the journal "Patriotic Archive. 1792-1794 was followed by a continuation of 2 volumes under the title "New Patriotic Archive". - A historical-political collection with essays on German politics and history of the 17th and 18th Century. Contains biographical articles on princes and rulers, letters, political confessions and essays, state papers and extracts from historical and political original documents. In the tenor there are contributions different Author from the perspective of an enlightened absolutism. Directed against the widespread and proverbial arbitrariness of the princes, enlightening fatherland-loving and supported by reason, but also not revolutionary. The French Revolution and its effects in the last three volumes (1789-1790) are not dealt with in any way. The "Patriotic Archive" was at the end of the 18th Century widespread and one of the most read periodicals of that time, the strong reception was of lasting influence on political education in German … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Braun (bbraun_de) [Gengenbach, Germany]
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