Edmund Burke and the
Burke's Reflections of the Revolution in France
published in 1790 bound together with Tom Paine's rebuttal, the Rights of Man
published in 1791, along with five Annual
Registers from the late 1700s.
Irish born Edmund Burke was a renowned English
orator, writer and prescient political and historical analyst. He is known as
the father of conservatism and was an early supporter of the American colonies. Early in Burke's career, in
1758, he founded, wrote and edited the Annual
Register. The Annual Registers
are among the best sources of
American and English history and include very early publication of key documents of the
American and French Revolutions.
Burke as a member of Parliament from 1765 opposed
the Stamp Act and saw important distinctions
between the American Revolution and French Revolution and foretold the evils that
would be unleashed by the later. Our inventory
includes Burke's pamphlets, books, speeches and works, including his famous "Reflections
on the Revolution in France" and Thomas Paine's response in "The Rights
See an index of our
Edmund Burke related materials here.
The 1720 edition of Pierre Bayle's
Dictionnaire historique et critique
The best edition of the best work of the
Called the "Arsenal of the Enlightenment"
The Founding of
the Colony and State of Georgia 1731-1732
The Rare First Two Volumes of
Georgia Charter Proposed, Seal Designed, Trustees, Including
James Oglethorpe Selected, Plans Made and First Ship Leaves England to Establish
of the Life and Times of General John Lamb, an Officer of
the Revolution who Commanded the Post at West Point at the Time of Arnold's
Defection, and His Correspondence with Washington, Clinton, Patrick Henry and
other Distinguished Men of His Time."
Rare 1850 First Edition Inscribed by Lamb's grandson in 1857
Lithographed Maps of Yorktown, Connecticut (rare), New
York and Quebec