8vo, pp. 167, ; occasional minor foxing, otherwise a good copy in later quarter calf, spine gilt in compartments with red morocco label.
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First edition, published by Honoré Gabriel Mirabeau. The work was originally drawn up by DuPont de Nemours in 1776 under the title Mémoire sur les municipalités after a draft left by Turgot. The Lettre which begins on page 99 was written by DuPont de Nemours and the Observations (p. 113ff.) by Brissot de Warville. The work was reprinted in 1788.
Einaudi 1668; Goldsmiths’ 13504; INED 1614 bis; Kress B.1203; not in Mattioli.
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