Philadelphia, 1797. 31pp. Modern half morocco and cloth. Edge of titlepage a bit chipped. Tanned. Otherwise very good. First English-language edition. Fauchet (1761-1834) replaced Genet as French minister to the United States, and herein describes the unstable political relationship between France and the United States in the wake of the French Revolution: "General Washington ceased to view our revolution with a favourable eye, as soon as he saw La Fayette and the king struck...." Fauchet became a partisan of Napoleon and was created a baron in 1810. This edition was translated into English by William J. Duane. HOWES F57. SABIN 23921. EVANS 32115. MONAGHAN 670. (Inventory #: WRCAM18543)
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