A VIEW OF THE SOIL AND CLIMATE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: WITH SUPPLEMENTARY REMARKS UPON FLORIDA; ON THE FRENCH COLONIES ON THE MISSISSIPPI AND OHIO, AND IN CANADA; AND ON THE ABORIGINAL TRIBES OF AMERICA. BY C.F. VOLNEY, MEMBER OF THE CONSERVATIVE SENATE, &C. &C. TRANSLATED, WITH OCCASIONAL REMARKS, BY C.B. BROWN. WITH MAPS AND PLATES.

Philadelphia: Published by J. Conrad & Co.... 1804. xxviii, 446 pp, with the half title, plus Map of North American and two plates. Lacking the second map, scattered spotting. Bound in original sheep [hinges starting but still firm]. Good.

Constantin François de Chassebœuf, comte de Volney [1757-1820], French Philosophe and historian, "spent three years in the United States, ardently engaged in collecting facts for his work, principally relating to the state and manners of the Indians, and the climate" [Field].
FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Howes V141. BAL 1508. Field 1610. Item #36206

Price: $150.00

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