SCHILDERUNG VON LOUISIANA.

Weimar. 1804. [28],344pp. plus folding map. Contemporary three quarter calf and boards. Extremities moderately worn. Later notations to front flyleaf. Internally clean. Very good. Item #WRCAM14256

The author, a native of Santo Domingo, fled to Louisiana to escape the uprisings in his homeland. He provides a detailed picture of life in New Orleans and the surrounding areas on the eve of the American takeover, painting a dark picture of the morals of the Creole inhabitants. This is the first German edition, following the original, French edition of the preceding year. Bound with Rochon's account of his voyage to Morocco. CLARK II:79. HOWES B389. SABIN 4964. MONAGHAN 209.

Price: $750.00