(027569) De Tocqueville, Alexis. The Recollections Of
Alexis De Tocqueville. New York: Columbia Univ. Press, 1949. 1st Edition.
Hardcover. 8vo. 332 pages. Fine in Very Good DJ. Edited with an introduction by
J. P. Mayer. Bookplate on front pastedown. DJ has light edgewear . De
Tocqueville (1805- 1859) was a French political scientist, historian and
politician. He undertook a nine-month study trip to the U. S. WIth his friend
Gustave de Beaumont. Out of it came his best- known work, Democracy in America,
4 vol. (1835–40) , a highly perceptive and prescient analysis of the American
political and social system, as well as of the vitality, excesses, and potential
future of democracy.