Item #131964 The French Revolution. A History. Thomas CARLYLE.

The French Revolution. A History

London, The Folio Society, 1989 [first thus].

Octavo, three volumes, xvi, 275; x, 292; and x, 344 pages plus numerous plates (from contemporary sources).

Gilt-decorated red and black cloth; a fine set in the slightly marked and lightly bumped slipcase.

The first volume contains an introduction by Richard Cobb. Loosely inserted is 'a facsimile of part of the front page of "The Times" of 24 January 1793, including a report of the execution of Louis XVI' (probably as issued).

Item #131964


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