Histoire des Girondins (8 volumes in 2 books)
Place Published: New York
Publisher: F. Gaillardet, Editeur
Date Published: 1847
Edition: New York edition
Binding: Leather bound
Book Id: 19683
416; 406pp. Small quarto [24.5 cm] 3/4 dark green leather with marbled paper covered boards. Very good. The covers are rubbed. The underlying boards are peeking through at the corners. The first several pages have a contemporary owner's name and brief notations.
History of a Progressive French political party of the late 1700's, during the French Revolution. Lawyers, intellectuals and journalists, the Girondins acquired a following of businessmen, merchants, industrialists, and financiers.