1797] · [Paris
Uncut copy: First edition of Abbé Grégoire's account of a 1797 council of bishops and their debates on priests and marriage, Catholic–Presbyterian relations, the activities of the Société de Philosophie Chrétienne, and French colonies and foreign missions; also present here is a French translation of correspondence between Grégoire and the Bishop of Barbastro. The work closes with an expression of humility and an acknowledgment of the dual burden of being good ministers and good French citizens.
WorldCat and NUC Pre-1956 locate only eight U.S. institutional holdings.
Martin & Walter 15618. Removed from a nonce volume; sewing holes present but stitching perished; gatherings now loose. Page edges untrimmed. Half-title lacking, title-page with paper shelving label in lower inner corner and inked numeral, old pencilling, and a light ink-smear. Pages age-toned with occasional small spots of mild staining or foxing; one word corrected in text in old ink. (Inventory #: 32622)