Histoire de la Louisiane, et de la cession de cette colonie par la France aux Etats-Unis de L'Amerique septentrionale.
Paris: Firmin Didot, 1829. folding map that is partially colored. 485pp. 8vo, later half black morocco, boards worn on edges of corners and bottom edges, moderate foxing throughout, not affecting map, spine ends and boards lightly rubbed. Paris: Firmin Didot, 1829. First Edition "Barbe-Marbois represented France in the preliminary negotiations with the United States on the Louisiana purchase and his book is one of the main sources on that subject. It shows that in the claim by the United States..... More