Inbunden bok. 1854.
Mycket gott skick. Halvfranskband med marmorerade sidor (original), mycket gott antikvariskt skick. Francfort, 1854.380 s. Bakgrund på engelska: Thiers was just one example of 19th century French writers who also had prominent political careers. Others were Victor Hugo, Alphonse Lamartine, and Alexis deTocqueville; but Thiers was the only writer who reached the highest level of the French state. His major literary works were his ten-volume history of the French Revolution, and his twenty-volume history the following period, the Consulate and Empire of Napoleon I. Both works were filled with Thiers' personal opinions and judgments, but also benefited from his personal access to many of the participants, including his political mentor, Talleyrand, and Napoleon's surviving generals. The first work on the French Revolution, published between 1823 and 1827, was highly praised by French critics. It was the first major history in French of the Revolution