11-18-2012 11-18-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2621B Boston
November 18, 2012 11:00 AMCalender
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Chastellux, Francois-Jean, Marquis de (1734-1788) Voyage en Amerique

$154$125
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2621B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 18, 2012 11:00AM

Description:

Chastellux, Francois-Jean, Marquis de (1734-1788) Voyage en Amerique. Paris: le Francq, 1786.
Octavo, second edition, contemporary sponged calfskin, gilt spine, front joint starting slightly.
Chastellux served France during the American Revolution as the principal liaison between the French Army and General Washington. In this work, he offers his own portrait Washington. He also describes a conversation he had with Sam Adams, a trip up the Hudson River, a visit to Governor Benjamin Harrison in Virginia, and more.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

Chastellux, Paris, France, French Army, Sam Adams, Virginia, Hudson River, Benjamin Harrison