hardcover. Adressees par un Negociant experimente, en forme de lettres, au tres-honorable Comte de...Traduit de l'Anglois, Augmente d'un Precis sur l'Amerique Septentrionale & la Republique des Treize-Etats-Unis Par M. Jh. M... large folding map of the United States of America. 3 folding tables, viii, 198, 166pp. 8vo, contemporary boards, paper label; (boards worn, 3 inch tear in the far left margin of the map with no loss of text). Amsterdam: J. Schuring, 1782. First French Edition.
A tight, bright copy. The first 198 pages are a translation of the London, 1769 work by Alexander Cluny, The American Traveller. "A survey of Anglo-American trade...showing that the colonies were no drain on the British economy." Howes C-501. The following 166pp. are additions on the United States of America by the translator, Joseph Mandrillon. Cluny also emphasized the economic potential of Hudson's Bay and Canada. Howes M-249. TPL 429. Sabin 13797.