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Titre : History of the French Protestant Refugees, ...
Éditeur : Stringer & Townsend
Etat du livre : Good
Description du livre Stringer & Townsend, New York, 1854. Hard Cover. État : Very Good. No Jacket. First English Edition. Volume I: 382 (5) pp, b&w tissue protected frontis, publisher's advertisement, author's preface, Book I. History of the French Protestants from the Promulgation of the Edict of Nantes, By Henry IV., to Its Revocation by Louis XIV: I. First Period from, 1598 to 1629; II. Second Period, from 1629 to 1662; III. Third Period from, 1662-1685. Book II. The Refugees in Brandenburgh: I. The Refugees under the Elector Frederic William; II. The Refugees under the First King of Prussia; III. The Refugees under Frederic William I; IV. The Refugees under Frederic William II; V. The Descendants of the Refugees during the Last Sixty Years; VI, Actual Condition of the Colony of Berlin; VII. The Refugees in the Secondary States of Germany. Book III. The Refugees in England: I. Of the Establishment of the French Refugees in England; II. Services Performed by the Refugees in the Army and in Diplomacy; III. The Principal Trades Which the Refugee Has Originated in England; IV. Influence of the Refugees on the Progress of Sciences and Letters; V. Of the Influence Exercised by the Descendants of the Refugees; VI. Fusion of the Descendants of the Refugees with the English. Book IV. The Refugees in America: I. Of the Establishment of the Refugees in America; II. Influence of the Refugees on the Progress of Agriculture, Commerce and Manufactures; III. Political Influence of the Refugees in America; IV. On the Literary and Moral influence of the Refugees in America. Volume II: 419 pp, Book V. The Refugees in Holland: I. Of the Establishment of the Refugees in Holland; II. Of the Political Influence of the Refugees in Holland; III. Of the Religious and Literary Influence of the Refugees in Holland; IV. Of the Influence of the Refugees on the Progress of Agriculture, Manufactures and Commerce; V. Of the Colonies of the Refugees at the Cape and at Surinam; V. The Actual Condition of the Descendants of the Refugees in Holland. Book VI. The Refugees in Switzerland: I. The Establishment of the Refugees in Switzerland; II. Influence of the Refugees on Agriculture Manufactures, and Commerce; III. Of the Political Influence of the Refugees; IV. On the Influence of the Refugees on Literature and the Arts; V. Of the Present Condition of the Descendants of the Refugees in Switzerland. Book VII. Of the Estafblishment of the Refugees in Denmark, Sweden, and Russia: I. The Refugees in Denmark; II. The Refugees in Sweden; III. The Refugees in Russia; Conclusion; American Huguenots; Authentic Documents. Translated from the French by Henry William Herbert with an American Appendix, by a descendant of the Huguenots. First English Edition, 1854. Owner's ex libris plates on front pastedowns. Rubbed fore-edge corners and top and bottom edges Vol. I and bottom edge Volume II with a thin chip to top edge spine volume II, light foxing to some pages mostly in margins, and age- toned text block edges. Tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Dark brown cloth with blind-stamped borders and Stiner & Townsend seal on panels, and three decorative blind-stamped panels under gilt title spine. Size: 8vo. N° de réf. du libraire 003995