New York: J. Tiebout & Sons, 1817. First Edition. Octavo, , vii, , 161, ; VG-; Rebound (20th-century) in brown cloth, with black spine label and gilt lettering; Boards show very light wear to corners and some faint discoloration to front cover; Textblock has light+ age-toning and foxing to edges, a very faint water stain impacting bottom-third of pages 16 - 55, and a 2-inch square dampstain in the top-third of the titlepage through page 6; A former owner's signature appears on the titlepage, as does a faded library stamp.; shelved case 7.
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A scarce American printing of key documents of the French Revolution, compiled by Dutch feminist pamphleteer Maria Aletta Hulshoff. This publication includes the first American printing of the 1793 French Constitution. Hulshoff went into voluntary exile in New York in 1811 after facing political persecution for her pacifist views, and remained in the United States until 1820.