Item #80438 Democracy in America. Alexis de TOCQUEVILLE.

Democracy in America.

Item #80438

TOCQUEVILLE, Alexis de. Democracy in America. Translated by Henry Reeve. Edited by Francis Bowen. Cambridge, MA: Dever and Francis, 1864. 2 Vols. xxiii,559;xiv,499pp. Orig. cloth, printed paper spine labels. Some wear to spine ends and corners, labels toned and partially abraded, front inner hinge of vol. One starting, else a very good, partially unopened copy. HOWES T-279. One of 100 copies. Since its original 1835 publication in French, Tocqueville's account of his journey through the new country has long been recognized as a pioneering work of political and social science. He had been sent to America by the July Monarchy in 1831 with the mission of observing prisons and penitentiaries.

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