Thoughts on a Proposed Constitution for the New French Republic [France]. [Constitution]. [Edwards, George (1752-1823)]. Plan d'une Constitution: Tire de la Constitution Francaise, Telle Qu'elle a ete Presentee par le Comite de la Convention Nationale; d'une Autre Constitution Intitulee: "Idees pour Former une Nouvelle Constitution de la France"; Par Georges Edwards, Anglais; Et de Nombres d'Additions qui y ont ete Faites. Par un Etranger. Paris: l'An Deuxieme de la Republique Francaise . [iv], viii, 94, iii pp. Folding table. Stab-stitched pamphlet bound into recent marbled boards, printed paper title label to spine. Moderate toning, light soiling to a few leaves, lower outside corner of leaf D2 (pp. 51-52) torn away with no loss to text. A handsome copy. $750. * Only edition. A commentary by an unknown author on George Edwards's Idees Pour Former Une Nouvelle Constitution de la France (1793). Not much is known about Edwards. Born in Edinburgh, he was a physician in London and the author of a several books on politics and social reform. It is quite possible that he never visited France. OCLC locates 5 copies (Bibliotheque Nationale de France, Bibliotheque Saint-Genevieve, British Library, Harvard, Newberry Library).
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