The Paris Years of Thomas Jefferson. William Howard Adams.

The Paris Years of Thomas Jefferson

Hardcover, New Haven: Yale University Press, 1997. First Edition; First Printing. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. Full numberline including the 1. This book chronicles the five years Jefferson spent in Paris starting in 1784 when he was a minister from the new United States of America. Author discusses how the provincial Virginian became a cultural connoisseur in one of the most sophisticated cities in the world. The author's principle focus is on Jefferson's role as the preeminent American envoy in Europe after Franklin's departure. No previous owner marks. Text and photographs clean and bright. Book is bumped at tail of spine. Dust jacket is bright with no fading and only minor wear. Dust jacket now protected in Mylar. Ships same or next business day. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 354 pages. [Item #71381]

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