Les veillées de Cayenne, par un déporté. Francesco Soave, Pierre Auguste Marie Miger.
Scarce Publication, Listed in Sabin

Les veillées de Cayenne, par un déporté.

A Paris: Chez tous les marchands de nouveautés de l’Imprimerie de Jacques Cot, Prairial. – An VI. [1798]. First edition. In contemporary blue paper. (5), II–III, (2), 2–148 p. Foxing throughout, water-stains occasionally. Wormholes throughout with no effect to text. Overall in very good condition.

Although Sabin describes Les veillées de Cayenne as a “large collection of proclamations, laws, and orders issued at Cayenne, between 1790–1797” in fact it is a collection of Francesco Soave’s moral tales (originally published in “Novelle Morali”; Milano: Presso Gaetano Motta, 1782) and translated from Italian by Pierre Auguste Marie Miger (1771–1837).

Scarce, WorldCat locates only 4 copies worldwide, only one in the US (NYPL). Sabin 11626

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Price: €1,000.00