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