REVOLUTION. - Set of approximately 280 printed,...

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REVOLUTION. - Set of approximately 280 printed,...

REVOLUTION. - Set of approximately 280 printed, brocaded or sheeted pieces, consisting of approximately 150 plates and approximately 130 periodical dailies, some with wetting or staining. Speeches and opinions of Brissot, Collot d'Herbois, Mirabeau. - Documents concerning the convening of the States General, the New Year's Eve affair, the grievance books, the royal session of 23 June 1789, the "Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen (1789), the civil constitution of the clergy, the division of France into departments, the Parisian Jacobins (nominal list), the uniformity of weights and measures, the 1791 Constitution, the declaration of Pillnitz (1791, impression of Koblenz), the Count of Artois, the guillotine, the war against Austria (declaration of war of 20 April 1792), the insurrectionary day of 20 June 1792, the country in danger, the abolition of the feudal regime on 10 August 1792, the war with England, the formation of the Maritime Alps Department from the territories of the County of Nice, the 1793 Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen, the formation of the Extraordinary Criminal Court, the defection of Dumouriez, the formation of the Public Salvation Committee, the indictment of Marat, the arrest of the Girondins, the organization of the Museum of Natural History, the conviction of Chalier, the cornerstones, William Pitt (declared "enemy of humankind"), the siege of Toulon (including the decree according to which "the army of the Republic, directed against Toulon, has well deserved the fatherland"), the law of suspects, the monument to the memory of Calas, the establishment of the revolutionary calendar, the emigrants, the death of the young Barra (honours of the Pantheon), the organization of the Revolutionary Court, the Batz conspiracy, the Constitution of Year III, the Treaty of Campo-Formio, etc. Attached: Assigned. About fifteen ff. for various values: 25 and 50 sols, 5, 10, 25, 25, 50, 250 and 500 pounds, 100 and 1000 francs. - Forced borrowing bills from year IV. Partly cut sheet with several vouchers for 180 francs. - Promises of territorial mandate. Vouchers for 25 and 100 francs. - Antique and modern prints. About twenty plates concerning the French Revolution: portraits, scenes, especially of battles.
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