Lot 286 of 429:
David Bailie Warden on Consular establishments, 1813  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$192
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Title:
On the Origin, Nature, Progress and Influence of Consular Establishments

Author:
Warden, David Bailie

Place:
Paris

Publisher:
Printed and sold by Smith

Date:
1813

Description:

331 pp. (8vo) green ½ crushed morocco with marbled paper-covered boards, spine tooled and lettered in gilt, red morocco spine label. First Edition.  

David Bailie Warden was a naturalized American citizen from Ireland who became the Secretary of the United States Legation to France and the Consul General in Paris for forty years. A member of the Philosophical Society of America, he exemplified the polymath interests of the age of Enlightenment.


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Condition:
Mild sunning to spine; moderate foxing to endpapers and leaves; very good or better.


 
Item number:
305379
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