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A Narrative of a Three Years` Residence in France

Published 1810
Author Plumptre, Anne
Title A Narrative of a Three Years’ Residence in France, Principally in the Southern Departments, from the Year 1802 to 1805: Including Some Authentic Particulars Respecting the Early Life of the French Emperor, and a General Inquiry into His Character. By Anne Plumptre. In Three Volumes.
Publisher’s imprint London: Printed for J. Mawman, Poultry; J. Ridgeway, Piccadilly; J. Clarke, New-Bond-Street; B. Crosby and Co. Stationers’ Court, Ludgate-Street; and Constable and Co. Ludgate-Hill. 1810.
Printer’s colophon Printed by Richard Taylor and Co., Shoe Lane, London.
Format 8o; 3 vols: pp. xx. 447. [1](I), viii. 466(II), viii. 447(III)
Sources GKress 19960; NSTC P2161; P&C CHL
Copy inspected Google UWM
Notes

1) T.p. (recto) epigraph: [“Such is the patriot’s boast where’er we roam, / His first best country ever is at home.–– / And yet, perhaps, if countries we compare, / And estimate the blessings which they share, / Though patriots flatter, still shall wisdom find / An equal portion dealt to all mankind; / As different good by art or nature given / To different nations makes their blessings even.” Goldsmith.]; from Olver Goldsmith, The Traveller, or A Prospect of Society (1764), ll. 73-80.

2) Reviews: Literary Panorama 8 (June 1810): col. 235-48; Critical Rev. 20 (Aug. 1810): 389-405; British Critic 39 (Apr. 1812): 339-50.

3) Full text links: Google vol. 1, vol. 2. vol. 3

Genre Narrative
BTW record no. BTW1136
Region France

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