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MOORE, John (1729--1802)
A journal during a residence in France, from the beginning of August, to the middle of December, 1792. To which is added, an account of the most remarkable events that happened at Paris from that time to the death of the late king of France. By John Moore, M.D. In two volumes. ...
London: printed for G.G. J. and J. Robinson, 1793.
2 vols ; 21.0 cm. (8º)
I: [4], 502 p.
II: [4], 617, [3] p., [1] fold. hand-col. map

The author travelled to France in 1792 with the Earl of Lauderdale, following the latter's notorious duel with Benedict Arnold, and witnessed the attack on the Tuileries, the September massacres, the rise of the Jacobins, and the humiliation of the French monarchy. Publication of the second volume of his narrative was delayed until he could obtain material on the king's trial. Volume II has a half-title and the imprint reading 'Printed for G.G. and J. Robinson, ...'. The final leaf in vol. II contains an 'Explanation' of the map, which describes General Dumourier's Campaign on the Meuse in 1792. ESTC t144189.

Binding Late C18th tree calf, gilt borders, gilt-ruled spine, red morocco spine-labels. Bound by J. Wingrave for 4s. 6d., 31 August 1804. (Archive 7/3/56).

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