The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature, For the Year 1791. French Revolution, Annual Register.
The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature, For the Year 1791.

The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature, For the Year 1791.

London: Baldwin, Craddock and Joy, 1824. Reissue. Hardcover. A volume from the series, with important material on the French Revolution. Begun in 1758, The Annual Register was an annual survey of the past year from a British perspective, usually focusing on history, politics and literature. The volume for 1791 with Chapter VII and Chapter IX devoted to the French Revolution, with the first item titled "Exultation of the French at the Confederation"; also "Effects produced by the French Revolution in various parts of Europe" and "Plan for the Deliverance of the King -- Fails".

Armorial bookplate "Prime" inside the front board, a noted Hudson River collector, and the ink notation "from Gouv. Kemble" dated July 1904. This is presumably the son of Gouverneur Kemble, the founder of the West Point Foundry at Cold Spring, New York, which played a critical role in arms production during the Civil War, and was known as the "Patriarch of Cold Spring".

Original paper spine and blue papered hard boards, amateurishly hinged with black cloth tape, essential to holding the volume together. Ex library, with a couple of discrete stamps. 8vo, vii, [9 - 19], 280pp; 482pp. Good - condition. Item #20918

Price: $75.00

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