Lot 78 of 435:
Voyages de M. Le Marquis de Chastellux  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$431.25
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$500 - $800

Title:
Voyages de M. Le Marquis de Chastellux dans l'Amerique Septentrionale dans les annees 1780, 1781, & 1782
Author:
Chastellux, Francois Jean, Marquis de
Place:
Paris
Publisher:
Chez Prault
Date:
1786
Description:

2 volumes. 390; [ii], 362, [2] pp. Two engraved folding maps; three folding plates. (8vo) 20.5x13 cm (8x5¼") old calf-backed marbled boards. First complete authorized edition.

Howes describes the work as "the first trustworthy record of life in the United States." Howes C324; Sabin 12227.

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Condition:
Spine ends chipped, light wear; repair to title page in Volume 2, foxing; very good.
 
Item number:
290144
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