PHILIP MAZZEI: SELECTED WRITINGS AND CORRESPONDENCE. 1765-1816.
Publisher: Italy:Cassa di Risparmi d Depositi di Prato
Condition: Very Good
Binding: Hard Cover
Dust Jacket: Very Good
Edition: 1st edition
Italy:Cassa di Risparmi d Depositi di Prato. 1983. 3 vols. 585pp; 702pp; 623pp. Illustrated. With dust jackets. Vol.1 has had the first free fly-leaf removed. Vols 2 and 3 have the editor's signature and date on the first free fly-leaf. Otherwise the books are clean and bright as are the dust jackets. A very good set. *These pages in large part recount Massei's life as a citizen of Virginia in the years 1773-1785. Subject was an active participant in the American Revolution; served as Virginia's agent in Europe in 1779; on his return to Europe in 1785 was active in support of Poland during its struggle against a Russian invasion preceding the second partition of the Polish Republic.