An Appeal To Impartial Posterity: By Madame Roland, Wife Of The Minister of the Interior: Or, a Collection of Tracts, Written by Her During Her Confinement in the Prisons of the Abbey, and St. Pelagie, in Paris. Four Parts in Two Volumes. Madame ROLAND, Jeanne Manon Roland.
An Appeal To Impartial Posterity: By Madame Roland, Wife Of The Minister of the Interior: Or, a Collection of Tracts, Written by Her During Her Confinement in the Prisons of the Abbey, and St. Pelagie, in Paris. Four Parts in Two Volumes.
An Appeal To Impartial Posterity: By Madame Roland, Wife Of The Minister of the Interior: Or, a Collection of Tracts, Written by Her During Her Confinement in the Prisons of the Abbey, and St. Pelagie, in Paris. Four Parts in Two Volumes.
An Appeal To Impartial Posterity: By Madame Roland, Wife Of The Minister of the Interior: Or, a Collection of Tracts, Written by Her During Her Confinement in the Prisons of the Abbey, and St. Pelagie, in Paris. Four Parts in Two Volumes.
An Appeal To Impartial Posterity: By Madame Roland, Wife Of The Minister of the Interior: Or, a Collection of Tracts, Written by Her During Her Confinement in the Prisons of the Abbey, and St. Pelagie, in Paris. Four Parts in Two Volumes.

An Appeal To Impartial Posterity: By Madame Roland, Wife Of The Minister of the Interior: Or, a Collection of Tracts, Written by Her During Her Confinement in the Prisons of the Abbey, and St. Pelagie, in Paris. Four Parts in Two Volumes.

New York: Printed by Robert Wilson, for A. Van Hook, 1798,

First American Edition - Corrected. octavo, full calf with red leather spine labels. 164; 235 pp. Printed by Robert Wilson, for A. Van Hook, Item #26517

First published in 1795. "Her Mémoires de Madame Roland (1795) were written from prison where she was held as a Girondin sympathizer. It covers her work for the Girondins while her husband Jean-Marie Roland was Interior Minister. The book echoes such popular novels as Rousseau's Julie, or the New Heloise by linking her feminine virtue and motherhood to her sacrifice in a cycle of suffering and consolation. Roland says her mother's death was the impetus for her "odyssey from virtuous daughter to revolutionary heroine" as it introduced her to death and sacrifice - with the ultimate sacrifice of her own life for her political beliefs." 1/2" chip to leather from top of spine of volume one; name and address inked on front endpaper; damp marks affecting last few blank endpapers; mouse nibble marks along a couple inches bottom of front cover edge. Front cover nearly detached on volume two, name and address on verso of back free endpaper.

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