Paris: Jean de Nully, 1742. hardcover. Les Guerres & les Evenemens singuliers qui y sont arrivez pendant le sejour que l'Auteur y a fait. Frontis., 7 folding maps, 34 folding plates, 60 plates. 8 vols. 12mo, rebound in modern green cloth with black leather labels, uncut; (19th century notations on last blank leaf of vol. I). Paris: Jean de Nully, 1742. Very Good.
Author was a Dominican brother who emigrated to Martinique in 1693. He later became the head of the Dominican order in the French, Dutch and English West Indies. In relation to his religious duties, Labat travelled extensively in the West Indies. He returned to France in 1706. Brunet III, p. 707.