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. , 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."
Condition: Near Fine