Historical pictures, representing the most remarkable events which occurred during the early period of the French revolution, with a particular account of those important transactions; and a series of discources elucidating the causes which led to that event ... :
With portraits and historical memoirs of some of the principal persons engaged ... with vignette prints representing ... the most remarkable event which distinguished each person's character /
Tr. from the French of M. Champort, and other distinguished writers ...
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Paris : Printed by J. Charles under the inspection of Auber, original proprietor, 1803.
A translation from a French compilation pub. in 1791-1804 under title: "Tableaux historiques de la revolution française." The work also appeared under title: "Tableaux de la revolution française" and several editions under title: "Collection complète des tableaux historiques de la revolution française." The present translation contains the frontispiece, introduction, first 8 plates with accompanying "preliminary discourses," and 12 portraits accompanied by a translation of the original descriptive text.
Text of "Introduction" and "preliminary discourses" by Claude Fauchet and Sébastien R. Chamfort. cf. Tourneux, Publications relatifs à la révolution française, t. 1, no. 278-280.
Physical description: vi, 32 p.,, 12 leaves front., 8 pl. : 12 port. ; 49 cm. (fol.)
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