A View of Society and Manners in France, Switzerland, and Germany: With Anecdotes Relating to Some Eminent Characters
[18th Century Travel]

By: Moore, John

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This book relates, via series of letters, Moore's observations of his travels with the Duke of Hamilton through France, Switzerland, Germany, Bohemia and Austria.


During these travels, Moore met with several eminent figures, including Frederick the Great and Voltaire. This volume and his subsequent volume of travels in Italy were immensely popular.


Bound in full leather, with red leather spine label and gilt lettering to the spine. The text is adorned with an engraved headpiece. Page 215 mis-numbered [115]; page 187 mis-numbered [178].

Displays external wear, with rubbing and scuffing visible to the covers; and faint vertical cracking and chipping visible to the spine and spine edges. The hinges of this volume are cracked.

The armorial bookplate of Bibliotheque Schorsch is present to the front paste-down, and a previous owner's signature appears on the front flyleaf. The interior of this volume exhibits foxing and toning, as well as occasional faint moisture markings. 430 pages; 8.5 inches tall; 5.75 inches wide.
A very handsome copy of the American edition.
REF: ESTC: 006454642; NCBEL II 1425. ODNB Evans 24553, 24554

Title: A View of Society and Manners in France, Switzerland, and Germany: With Anecdotes Relating to Some Eminent Characters
[18th Century Travel]

Author Name: Moore, John

Categories: Switzerland, Low Countries, Germany, France, Europe , 18th CENTURY and EARLIER,

Edition: First American Edition.

Publisher: Boston:, Printed at the Apollo Press by Belknap and Young, for David West,: 1792

Binding: Leather-Bound.

Book Condition: Very Good

lb: 2.00 lb

Seller ID: 008071