Lettres sur L'Amerique du Nord Avec Une Carte des Etats-Unis d'Amerique.

Paris: Librairie de Charles Gosselin, 1836. 8vo, 2 volumes. Volume 1: 470 pp, errata (ii). Volume 2: 527 pp, errata (i), folding map "Carte des Etats-Unis d'Amerique, 1836", tipped in at back. Owner's bookplate tipped inside front cover of Volume 1. Decorative marble boards, half leather, with gilt titles on spines. NB: Both volumes' spines chipped, with approx. 2 inch sections of leather at base of spines missing. Light fox spotting throughout. The author traveled in the United States between 1833 and 1835 in order to study American railroads and other public works for the French ministry of the interior. His commentary on the United States has been compared to De Tocqueville and Beaumont. In French. Very good. Item #11221

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