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Poster and Booklet. J.J. ROUSSEAU. Loi Qui decrete...

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Loi Qui decrete une Statue pour Jean-Jacques Rousseau, et une pension de 1200 livres pour sa veuve ... Paris, le 29 Decembre 1790. Saintes, P. Toussaints, 1791 Printed poster. 380x315 mm. Top center royal coat of arms with the three fleurs-de-lis of France. Good state of preservation. Rare flyleaf. The subsistence pension for Marie-Therese Levasseur, widow of J-J. Rousseau, was granted by the National Assembly at the urging of Mirabeau. The famous sculptor Jean-Guillaume Moitte was then unanimously commissioned to create the statue in honor of the philosopher.See Gabriel Vauthier, La statue de Jean-Jacques Rousseau and L'Assemblee nationale, in Annales Révolutionnaires, Paris Vol. 14, (Jan 1, 1922), pp. 68-69. Joined with: Loi Qui decrete une Statue pour Jean-Jacques Rousseau, & une pension de 1200 livres pour sa veuve ... Paris, le 29 Decembre 1790.Saintes, Pierre Toussaints, 1791 4to. 250x192 mm. Pages 3, 1 blank. Ornamental heraldic headpiece with crown and Lily of France. Slight traces of use. Rare bookplate. Subsistence pension for Marie-Therese Levasseur, widow of J-J. Rousseau, was granted by the National Assembly at the urging of Mirabeau. The famous sculptor Jean-Guillaume Moitte was then unanimously commissioned to create the statue in honor of the philosopher. Loi Qui decrete une Statue pour Jean-Jacques Rousseau, et une pension de 1200 livres pour sa veuve ... Paris, le 29 Decembre 1790.Saintes, P. Toussaints, 1791 Poster. 380x315 mm. In the top center the France's coat of arms with the three lilies. Good conditions. Rare leaflet. The pension for Marie-Therese Levasseur, widow of J-J. Rousseau, was granted by the National Assembly at Mirabeau's urging. The famous sculptor Jean-Guillaume Moitte was unanimously commissioned to create the statue in honor of the philosopher. Bound with: Loi Qui decrete une Statue pour Jean-Jacques Rousseau, & une pension de 1200 livres pour sa veuve ... Paris, le 29 Decembre 1790.Saintes, Pierre Toussaints, 1791 4to. 250x192 mm. Pp. 3, 1 blank. Ornamental headpieces with coat of arms of France with crown and Lily. Slight signs of wear. Rare booklet. The subsistence pension for Marie-Therese Levasseur, widow of J-J. Rousseau, was granted by the National Assembly at Mirabeau's urging. The famous sculptor Jean-Guillaume Moitte was unanimously commissioned to create the statue in honor of the philosopher. Gabriel Vauthier, La statue de Jean-Jacques Rousseau and L'Assemblee nationale, in Annales Révolutionnaires, Paris Vol. 14, (Jan 1, 1922), pp. 68-69.