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Alliance des Jacobins de France avec le ministere Anglais; les premiers representes par le C.en Mehee, et le ministre Anglais, par MM. Hamond, Yorke, et les Lords Pelham et Hawkesbury: suivie des stratagemes de Fr. Drake, sa correspondance, ses plans de ampagne, &c.
l'imprimerie de la republique, Germinal an XII [i.e., Paris 1804 - First and only edition, 8vo, pp. [2], 276; with a large and wonderful hand-colored engraved folding plate of a taloned Sir Francis Drake with correspondence, plans, pens and secret inks, fleeing Munich for London; contemporary full crimson straight-grain morocco gilt, gilt pointille borders, smooth gilt spine in 6 compartments, a.e.g., extremities slightly worn. A scarce book of political satire, exposing an English-inspired plan to support anti-Bonaparte insurgents inside France. This is Mehée's account, later disavowed, of his actions as a double agent against Drake. Not found in Brunet, Ebert or Graesse. NUC nor 19 records ijn OCLC make any mention of the frontispiece (chez Martinet, n.d.). [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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