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Letters Containing a Sketch of the Politics of France

Published 1795
Author Williams, Helen Maria
Title Letters Containing a Sketch of the Politics of France, from the Thirty-First of May 1793, till the Twenty-Eighth of July 1794, and of the Scenes Which Have Passed in the Prisons of Paris. By Helen Maria Williams.
Publisher’s imprint London: Printed for G. G. and J. Robinson, Paternoster-Row. 1795.
Format 12o; 4 vols: pp. 291(I), 268(II), [5]-231(III), 225(IV)
Sources B&D; ESTC T70504; N19981 var. t.p.; P&C CHL
Copy inspected ECCO BL
Notes

1) Editions: 1795(vol. 1), Dublin1795(vol. 1), 1795(vol. 2), 1795(vol. 3), Dublin1796(vol. 3), Philadelphia1796(vol. 3), 1796(vol. 4), Dublin1796(vol. 4), 1796(vol. 1; 2nd), 1796(vol. 2; 2nd), Dublin1796(vols 1-2; 2nd).

2) 1795(vol. 3) was published with title page variants, both differing slightly from vols 1-2 and 4. The variants are: a) Letters Containing a Sketch of the Scenes Which Passed in Various Departments of France, during the Tyranny of Robespierre, and of the Events Which Took Place in Paris on the Tenth of Thermidor. By Helen Maria Williams. Vol. III.; b) Letters Containing a Sketch [...] and of the Events Which Took Place in Paris on the 28th of July 1794 [...].

3) Reviews: Gentleman's Mag. 65 (Dec. 1795): 1030-31.

4) Full text links: Google vol. 1, vol. 2, vol. 3, vol. 4

Genre Narrative letters
BTW record no. BTW1197
Region France