Sale 17BP01 | Lot 143

[AMERICAN REVOLUTION] Recueil des Loix Constitutives des Colonies Angloises.

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Lot 143
[AMERICAN REVOLUTION] Recueil des Loix Constitutives des Colonies Angloises.
A Philadelphie, et se vend a Paris: Cellot & Jombert, 1778. First collected edition in French. Contemporary French calf, the spine tooled and lettered in gilt with a red lettering label, all edges stained red. 6 1/2 x 3 3/4 inches (17 x 10 cm); half-title, 370 pp. Loss at spine tip, rubbed areas to boards, joints starting, remnants of old label to front endpaper, some spotting but generally a very clean copy within.
This early French collection of the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation and the constitutions several states was issued during the height of the American Revolution. The work also includes a dedication letter from the the compiler Regnier to Benjamin Franklin at Paris, where the work was certainly published. Sabin 68448; Howes R111.

Estimate: $500 - $800
Sold for $562 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $500 - $800
Sold for $562 (includes buyer's premium)

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Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs

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