Auction 358 Old & Rare Books - General History & Topography

LAVATER, J.C. An das Direktorium der französischen Republik. Schweiz, (=Leipzig, P.P. Wolf), 1798. 31 pp. - Bound (in dif. size) after: Id. Broederlyke brieven, aan verscheiden jonge heeren. Uit het Hoogduitsch. The Hague, I. v. Cleef, 1783. - 2 in 1 vol. Cont. cf. w. floral dec. on spine and sides. (Spine ends chipped, stained/soiled in places).

Ad 1: First edition of Lavater's small protest against the occupation of Switzerland by the French revolutionary troops. Inserted/pasted in at the back are 6 'Assignats' (=a monetary instrument, an order to pay, used during the time of the French Revolution, and the French Revolutionary Wars).

€ 100

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