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. IN FOUR PARTS. TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH ORIGINAL. PUBLISHED FOR THE BENEFIT OF HER ONLY DAUGHTER, DEPRIVED OF THE FORTUNE OF HER PARENTS BY SEQUESTRATION. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION- CORRECTED
1798 · New York
by Roland, Mme. [Marie-Jeanne]
New York: Printed by Robert Wilson, for A. Van Hook, proprietor of the reading-room, 1798. Two volumes: ix, [1 blank], - 202, -164, [2 blanks]; 202, 235 [i.e., 237], [1 blank] pp. Contemporary sheep, red morocco spine labels. Front free endpaper torn in each volume. Light scattered foxing. About Very Good.
Each volume contains two of the four parts. The Advertisement from the Editor, at the beginning of the first volume, explains Mme Roland's sad plight: "Imprisoned, calumniated on all sides, and having nothing but a scaffold before her eyes."
Evans 34483. (Inventory #: 36697)