Young, Arthur; Soules, Francois
Title Voyage in Italie Pendant l'Annee 1789
Book Condition Near Fine
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Edition First Edition
Publisher Chez J.-J. Fuchs, Libraire 1796
Seller ID 2198755
First French edition. Boards lightly rubbed with corners just beginning to rub through, scattered light foxing in text, small contemporary owner bookplate (Buri) and larger modern bookplate on front endpaper. 1796 Half-Leather. vii, , 376 pp. 8vo. A late 18th century Italian travelogue, translated into French from the original English by Francois Soules, who also translated Young's 'Voyages in France'. Young was a writer on the subjects of agriculture, economics, social statistics, and an activist for farm workers' rights. His social and political writings were also well-respected, and included accounts of journeys in England, Wales, Ireland, France, and Italy, and a political pamphlet on the American Revolution entitled On the War in North America which was published when he was just seventeen.