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
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