Edinburgh, Scotland: The Edinburgh Advertiser, 1795. 1st Edition. Very Good. Item #900107
SPECTACULER 1795 newspaper with a complete front-page printing of exiled French King LOUIS XVIII's Declaration of Verona.
The manifesto, known as the "Declaration of Verona", was Louis XVIII's attempt to introduce the French people to his politics. The Declaration of Verona beckoned France back into the arms of the monarchy, "which for fourteen centuries was the glory of France".
The printing is headlined "PROCLAMATION OF LOUIS XVIII" and was issued after Louis had proclaimed himself King after the death of Louis XVII during the height of the French Revolution and the reign of Terror. This printing features Louis XVIII’s signature in block type at the end of the proclamation.
This offering includes the entire September 1, 1795 issue of the Edinburgh Advertiser and is perfect for framing and display!