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A Narrative of the Events which have taken place in France, from the Landing of Napoleon Bonaparte, on the 1st of March, 1815, till the Restoration of Louis XVIII. With an Account of the Present State of Society and Public Opinion
London: Printed for John Murray, 1815. 8vo, original brown paper spine restored with remains of the original laid on, blue paper boards and printed paper label, untrimmed. Half-title present. The final work on France by Helen Maria Williams, first English woman to write about the upheavals of the French Revolution when she traveled there in 1790. She later became repulsed by Robespierre and the reign of terror, but following the Revolution returned to France to live and become a French citizen. Her narratives of events in France between 1790 and 1815 are some of the most valuable first-hand accounts of those turbulent decades. Edges rubbed; some light foxing; very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Brick Row Book Shop, ABAA [San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.]
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