Slavery. Annales Universelles et Methodiques. Bulletin Politique.

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Slavery. Annales Universelles et Methodiques. Bulletin Politique.
 Annales Universelles et Methodiques. Bulletin Politique. Paris, Ottobre 1789 - 1 Febbraio 1790

8vo, 195x115 mm; Contemporary full leather binidng, gilt ornaments on the spine, red edges; pp. 516.

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Very rare first edition, with interesting news on slavery. Publication which was published in Paris three times a week during the first phase of the French revolution: these are the first 38 issues, from 3 November 1789 to 1 February 1790. Each issue generally begins with the column dedicated to the Assemblée Nationale; follow the News from Abroad, from the Province, from the Municipality, from the Districts.Concerning slavery, it contains: a news related to Franklin, "the s'est retiré des affaires publiques et ne s'occupe plus qu'à présider la sociè pour l'émancipation des esclaves" (Philadelphia, 23 November 1789, pp. 153-549 ); slavery in the French colonies. Chronicle of a revolt of black slaves in Martinique, for the false announcement by a Capuchin friar of the abolition of slavery. Revolt sedated with the killing of 80 slaves. (3 October 1789, pp. 153-54). Also a letter from Franklin to the King of France dated Philadelphia November 23, 1789 (page 339-409 and a news about Corsica and Corsica and Filippo Antonio Pasquale de 'Paoli, here called'Generale?: ?il a cherché à secourir son pays contre les attaques du despotisme.? (2 dicembre 1789, p 206). Nel 1789 Paoli si recò a Parigi e con il permesso dell'Assemblea Costituente fu rimandato in Corsica con il grado di generale. Pierre Rétat, Les Journaux de 1789. Bibliographie critique, Paris, Editions du CNRS, 1988, p. 36-39.
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