Fine Books & Manuscripts
Le Page Du Pratz, Antoine Simon (1695?-1775) The History of Louisiana, or of the Western Parts of Virginia and Carolina. London: for T. Becket and P.A. De Hondt, 1763. First English edition, two octavo volumes, each with half-title and folding map, contemporary marbled boards, half calf, 8 x 5 in. (2)
This volume was published just after the conclusion of the French and Indian War, as the British attempted to press westward, taking more of North America.
Provenance: The Estate of David Spinney.
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