Nouveaux Voyages dans L'Amrique Septentrionale, contenant Une collection de Lettres crites sur les lieux, par l'Auteur, a son ami, M. Douin, Chevalier, Capitaine dans les troupes du Roi, ci-devant son camarade dans le nouveau monde. M. BOSSU, Jean Bernard.
Nouveaux Voyages dans L'Amrique Septentrionale, contenant Une collection de Lettres crites sur les lieux, par l'Auteur, a son ami, M. Douin, Chevalier, Capitaine dans les troupes du Roi, ci-devant son camarade dans le nouveau monde.

Nouveaux Voyages dans L'Amrique Septentrionale, contenant Une collection de Lettres crites sur les lieux, par l'Auteur, a son ami, M. Douin, Chevalier, Capitaine dans les troupes du Roi, ci-devant son camarade dans le nouveau monde.

Amsterdam.[but printed at Paris]. chez Changuion. 1777. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo, (in 8's), The First Edition, xvi,392p., with 4 engraved plates (one folding) & engraved coat-of-arms at p.[v]., in contemporary full mottled calf, real raised bands, spine panel ornately gilt decorated with double ruled borders and floral decorations, marbled endpapers, all edges stained red in the style of the period, complete with half title, neat contemporary [priest's] signature on the free fly and title page, a fine pristine copy, rare. (cgc) Howes B618. Sabin 6470; Field 158; Graff 362; Monaghan 26 7; Siebert Sale 679; Streeter Sale III: 1520: "This is the account of Bossu's third voyage to Louisiana country made early in I 770. He revisited his old friends, the Arkansas Indians, and on their behalf made a mission to the Caddos and Attakapas, and then returned to France in I 771. Most of the letters are dated from the Arkansas post. "This account of Bossu's third tour through the Louisiana country is remarkably scarce, and of it "there is no English translation. " -(Howes). This work, not to be confused with the author's earlier trips to Louisiana, is much scarcer than is the earlier work. Item #40240

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