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Chastellux, Francois-Jean, Marquis de (1734-1788) Voyage en Amerique

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2621B
Lot:
265
Sold for:
$154$125

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2621B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2012 11:00AM

Description:

Chastellux, Francois-Jean, Marquis de (1734-1788) Voyage en Amerique. Paris: le Francq, 1786.
Octavo, second edition, contemporary sponged calfskin, gilt spine, front joint starting slightly.
Chastellux served France during the American Revolution as the principal liaison between the French Army and General Washington. In this work, he offers his own portrait Washington. He also describes a conversation he had with Sam Adams, a trip up the Hudson River, a visit to Governor Benjamin Harrison in Virginia, and more.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

Chastellux, Paris, France, French Army, Benjamin Harrison, Hudson River, Sam Adams, Virginia, George Washington, Harrison family of Virginia, United States

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