Thaon di Revel, Ignazio. Testament Politique. Paris: Chez Le Marchands de Nouveautes, 1826. 266 pp. 8vo. First edition. Ex library with stamps to title page. Rebound in quarter blue leatherette binding and marbled-paper boards, typewritten label to spine. Pages slightly foxed. A tight copy. Ignazio Thaon di Revel (1766-1828), Count of Pralungo, was an Italian political figure who served the court of Savoy, by whom he was appointed Viceroy of Sardinia in 1817, an office he held for three years. In this book, Thaon di Revel expounds his political views, criticizing representative democracy as a form of government. Text in French.
Thaon di Revel, Ignazio, Testament Politique, Chez Le Marchands de Nouveautes, 1826
PIAZZA, Girolamo Bartolomeo [Hierom Bartholomew; Hierome Barthelemi]., A Short and True Account of the Inquisition and its Proceeding, As it is practis’d in Italy, Set forth in some Particular Cases. Whereunto is added, An Extract Out of an Authentick Book of Legends of the Roman Church. [Relation Succincte & Veritable de L’Inquisition Et de ses Procedures, Comme il se pratique en Italie, Ce qui est represente dans des Cas Particuliers. A’quoi est ajoute Un Extrait D’un Livre Authentique de Legendes de l’Eglise Romane]., William Bowyer [Guillaume Bowyer], 1722
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