Lettre des Patriotes Polonais Restés en Pologne, a Leurs Concitoyens Réfugiés en France, sur l'état actuel de la Pologne, relativement aux autres puissances de l'Europe, traduite de l'original. "PATRIOTES POLONAIS"

Lettre des Patriotes Polonais Restés en Pologne, a Leurs Concitoyens Réfugiés en France, sur l'état actuel de la Pologne, relativement aux autres puissances de l'Europe, traduite de l'original

[Paris? De l'Imprimerie du Magazin Encyclopédique, n.d., ca. 1795]. First French Edition. Octavo (22.5cm.); stitched self-wrappers; 24pp. Uncut margins a bit worn and toned, else Very Good and sound. Plaintive letter addressed to the Polish exiles in France in the wake of the Third Partition of Poland, which ended Polish-Lithuanian sovereignty and an independent Polish state until World War I. Text concludes with the plea, "Citizens, this is our cause; let us bring it forward to the world tribunal, to the tribunal of the French people: justice will hear us, her power will save us" (p. 24, our translation). OCLC locates no copies outside the UK or Europe as of May, 2020.

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