Lettres sur la Silesie, ecrites en 1800 et 1801, durant le cours d'un voyage fait dans cette province

Paris: Dentu, 1807.

Illustrated with one folding map of Silesia, colored in outline, drawn by Lapie, and engraved by B. Tardieu. Translated from the English by J. Dupuy. [4], iv, 421 pages. 8vo, contemporary calf-backed plain boards. Paris: Dentu, 1807. First French edition. A near fine clean copy.

First French edition of Adams's very extensive correspondence with his brother, Thomas Boyleston Adams, comprising a travel journal of considerable interest, written during Adams's stint at the Prussian court as U.S. Minister... "a faithful picture of the interesting province of Silesia, by the hand of a gentleman, a scholar, and a statesman."

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First
Language: French

Price: $750.00

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