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Du contract social, ou, Principes du droit politique [title page].

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Title
Du contract social, ou, Principes du droit politique [title page].

Names
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques (1712-1778) (Author)
Bolomey, Benjamin Samuel (1739-1819) (Artist)
Collection

Du contract social, ou, Principes du droit politique.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1762
Place Term: A Amsterdam
Publisher: Chez Marc Michel Rey
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KGV (Rousseau. Du contrat. 1762) 01-203
Topics
Political science
Justice
Notes
Content : Martin J. Gross Collection.

Content : "--foederis æquas / Decamus [sic] leges. Æneid. XI."

Ownership : Martin J. Gross 6/2/97-358 9700318.

Content : Binding: Contemporary marbled calf, gilt; red morocco spine label. Binder's title: Oeuvres div. de Roussea[u].

Content : Engraved t.p. vignette (Justice standing); unsigned copy of the first of 2 used by Rey in the original ed., after adesign by B.S. Bolomey.

Content : Lacks preliminaries; leaves A1,2 (p. [1-4])=half title andt.p.; text begins on leaf A3 (p. [5]); lacks the note on civil marriage. Cf. Leigh, R.A., Unsolved problems in the bibliography of J.-J. Rousseau (1990), p. 51-52 and plate 18: plate depicts t.p. of a closely related ed., with sameengraved vignette and same misprint in epigraph, but the ed. is described as containing preliminaries and two versions of one leaf, with and without the note on civil marriage, with repeated pagination. Cf. also Gagnebin, B. Notices bibliographiques (In Rousseau, J.-J. Works, 1959-1995, v. 3, p. 1851-1890), p. 1870, no. 6.; Dufour, T. Rousseau, 135; Sénelier, J. Rousseau, 561 (with misprintedepigraph, but described as containing [IV] 191 p.; Gagnebin states that the ed. lacks the note on civil marriage).

Content : Ornamental head- and tailpieces.

Content : Pirated ed., based on the first 12mo ed., which had imprint as above; perhaps printed in the Netherlands.

Content : Signatures: A-M⁸.

Content: With: Rousseau, Jean-Jacques. Jean Jaques Rousseau, citoyen de Geneve, à Christophe de Beaumont, archevêque deParis ... A Amsterdam : Chez Marc Michel Rey, 1763 -- Rousseau, Jean-Jacques. Lettre de J.J. Rousseau à Monsieurde Voltaire. [Paris? : s.n.], 1763 -- Rousseau, Jean-Jacques. Discours sur l'economie politique. Nouvelle edition. A Geneve : [s.n.], 1760 -- Peyrou, M. du (Pierre Alexandre). Lettre de Monsieur *** relative a Monsieur J.J. Rousseau. A Goa : Aux dépens du St. Office, 1765. Number 1 of 5 items bound together subsequent to publication.
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Still image
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NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15486224
UUID: 18c51eb0-c604-012f-db6b-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1712: Creator Born
  • 1762: Issued
  • 1778: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Du contract social, ou, Principes du droit politique [title page].