Les soirées de Saint-Pétersbourg
ou entretiens sur le gouvernement temporel de la providence
First Belgian edition of this famous work by Joseph de Maistre (1754-1821). De Maistre was a Savoyard philosopher and diplomat. In 1802 he was appointed Sardinian minister to St. Petersburg and remained there for 14 years, composing his famous 'Les soirées de Saint-Petersbourg', which was not published until the year of his death. De Maistre was the first philosopher of the counterrevolution in France.
Verkrijgbaar als Tweedehands
Cont. half calf and marbled paper-covered boards, flat spine lettered and tooled in gilt, speckled edges. Light edgewear to covers and spine, paper somewhat age-toned.