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    Sale 1922

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    3 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 27

    BOSSU, Jean Bernard. Travels Through that Part of North America Formerly Called Louisiana. London: T. Davies, 1771.

    Price Realised  

    BOSSU, Jean Bernard. Travels Through that Part of North America Formerly Called Louisiana. London: T. Davies, 1771.

    2 volumes, 8o (212 x 128 mm). Half-titles. (Some light marginal discoloration from binding on first and last few leaves.) Contemporary calf, spines gilt, red and green morocco lettering pieces.

    FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH, after the first edition in French of 1768 (see previous lot). The "Catalogue of the Known Plants, Shrubs and Trees in North America" is added to this English edition. Clark Old South II:5; Field 157; Graff 363; Howes B-626; Monaghan 264; Hubach p. 13; Rader 409; Sabin 6466.


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