Paris: D. Pierres and Pissot, 1783. First French Edition. Octavo, , 540 pages; VG-; Bound in contemporary mottled sheep with morocco label and gilt ornamentation to spine; Boards show light plus bumping to corners, light plus wear to joints and head/tail of spine, and light shelf wear overall; Textblock has very light foxing to edges.; shelved case 7.
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The first French edition of the constitutions of the original thirteen states, printed by the Duc de Rochefoucault at the suggestion of then-French Ambassador Benjamin Franklin, in an edition of only 600 copies.