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Publisher: MOREAU de SAINT-MERY, Médéric Louis Elie.
Title: Description topographique, physique, civile, politique et historique de la partie francaise de l'isle Saint-Domingue. : Avec des observations générales sur la population. . .
Published in: Paris, Guérin and Cie, 1875
   
Size: 17.7 x 12.2 inches.
45.0 x 31.0 cm.
Colouring:

Uncoloured.
Condition: Two text volumes (of 3) in tall 8vo (275 x 175mm.). 4 unnumbered leaves, XXXI, 446 pp.; 2 unnumbered leaves, 466 pp.
+ Atlas folio (450 x 315mm.), title, 30 plates, index. Contemporary red quarter-leather binding, spines with raised bands, title gilt. Bindings a bit soiled, very few browning.

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Complete title "Description topographique, physique, civile, politique et historique de la partie francaise Aise de l'isle Saint-Domingue : Avec des observations generales sur sa population, sur le caractere & les moeurs de ses divers habitans ; sur son climat, sa culture. Accompagne Es des de Tails les plus propres a Faire connaitre l'e Tat de cette colonie a L'e Poque du 18 octobre 1789 ; et d'une nouvelle carte de la totalitete De l'isle. Par M. L. -E. Moreau de Saint-Mery".

Atlas illustrated with 43 views on 30 plates. Second edition (first published in 1797) made on the initiative of MM. S. Rouzier and Leon Laforesterie; preceded by a note on Moreau de Saint-Mery by Léon Guerin and accompanied by the special folio atlas on the island, containing 43 views and plans on 30 engraved plates.
"This narrative, more than any other, gives us a correct idea of the last state of the colony of Saint Domingo before the insurrection" (Sabin 50571).

Reference: Sabin, 50571.



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