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John Debrett


  1. A letter from Earl Stanhope, to the Right Honourable Edmund Burke. Containing a short answer to his late speech on the French Revolution has translation bookseller
  2. An Authentic Copy of the French Constitution: As Revised and Amended by the National Assembly, and Presented to the King on the Third of September, 1791. Translated from the Original, Published by Order of the National Assembly. To which is Added, a Copy of the King's Letter to the National Assembly translation publisher
  3. A prospect of the political relations which subsist between the French Republic and the Helvetick body translation publisher
  4. Authentic copy of the new constitution of France, adopted by the National Convention, June 23, 1793. English and French translation publisher
  5. A View of the Causes and Consequences of the Present War with France has translation publisher
  6. Coup d'oeil sur les causes et les conséquences de la guerre actuelle avec la France, par M. Erskine, membre de la Chambre des Communes du Parlement d'Angleterre translation has paratext publisher
  7. Historical remarks on the castle of the Bastille, with curious and entertaining anecdotes of that fortress, &c. &c. From the French. The second edition, considerably enlarged translation has paratext has other edition publisher
  8. New and old principles of trade compared, or, A treatise on the principles of commerce between nations, with an appendix has translation publisher
  9. Observations on the Commerce of the American States has translation publisher
  10. Speeches of M. de Mirabeau, the elder, pronounced in the National assembly of France, to which is prefixed, a sketch of his life and character. Translated from the French edition of M. Méjan translation has paratext publisher
  11. The history of the Revolution of France. Translated from the French translation has paratext has other edition publisher
  12. The life of J.P. Brissot, deputy from Eure and Loire, to the National Convention. Written by himself. Translated from the French translation publisher
  13. The state of the poor, or, an history of the labouring classes in England, from the conquests to the present period: In which are particularly considered, their domestic economy, with respect to diet, dress, fuel, and habitation; and the various plans which, from time to time, have been proposed, and adopted, for the relief of the poor has translation publisher
  14. Thoughts on the probable influence of the French Revolution on Great-Britain has translation publisher



Debrett was the son of a Huguenot French cook who worked for the Earl of Ilchester. He apprenticed with Robert Davis until 1780 when he joined John Almon in Piccadilly. In 1781, he bought out Almon’s business and inherited some of his Whig patrons. From 1795, he edited and published 'Almon’s Peerage' (1769) under his own name as 'Debrett’s Peerage'.