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BARTRAM, William (1739-1823). Voyage dans les parties sud de l'Amerique Septentrionale; Savoir: les Carolines septentrionale et méridionale, la Georgie, les Florides orientale et occidentale, le pays des Cherokées, le vaste territoire des Muscogulges ou de la confédération Creek, et le pays des Chactaws. Translated from English into French by P.V. Benoist. Paris: Carteret et Brosson and Dogour et Durand, An VII [1799].

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BARTRAM, William (1739-1823). Voyage dans les parties sud de l'Amerique Septentrionale; Savoir: les Carolines septentrionale et méridionale, la Georgie, les Florides orientale et occidentale, le pays des Cherokées, le vaste territoire des Muscogulges ou de la confédération Creek, et le pays des Chactaws. Translated from English into French by P.V. Benoist. Paris: Carteret et Brosson and Dogour et Durand, An VII [1799].

2 volumes, 8o (194 x 125 mm). Half-titles, errata leaf in each vol. Large engraved folding map "Cartes des Carolines Méridionale et Septentrionale, la Georgie, la Floride, Orientale et Occidentale..." after J.B. Poirson by Blondeau, frontispiece portrait of Mico Chlucco and three engraved folding plates (a few minor pale foxmarks). Contemporary French half calf, speckled boards, red morocco lettering pieces, spines gilt-ruled (skilful repairs at heads of spines, vol. 1 with small chip in number panel).

FIRST EDITION IN FRENCH. Scarce: the last copy to appear at auction according to American Book Prices Current was in 1983. See note to previous lot. See Field 96. Howes B-223; Sabin 3871; Stafleu & Cowan TL2 329. (2)
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