The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau


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Hardcover, light biege cloth in burgundy slipcase. 635 pages. The anonymous translation into English of 1783 and 1790 revised and completed by A.S.B. Glover, with a new introduction by Mr. Glover. Illustrated by William Sharp. Together with Voltaire, this Genevan philosopher has become synonymous with the Enlightenment that swept Europe in the mid eighteenth century,. His works, such as “Emile” and “The Social Contract” greatly influenced the future thinking on education and politics, During the French Revolution Rousseau was the most popular of the philosophes among members of the Jacobin Club. No previous ownership marks. A clean, square, unmarked copy in intact, clean slipcase. Mild toning to spine as per usual. Near fine in a near fine slipcase.

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Rousseau, Jean-Jacques [amd] Glover, A S B


The Heritage Press

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New York

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