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Charlevoix, Pierre Francois Xavier de
HISTOIRE DE L'ISLE ESPAGNOLE OU DE S. DOMINGUE. PARIS: HIPPOLYTE-LOUIS GUERIN, 1730-1731
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Charlevoix, Pierre Francois Xavier de
HISTOIRE DE L'ISLE ESPAGNOLE OU DE S. DOMINGUE. PARIS: HIPPOLYTE-LOUIS GUERIN, 1730-1731
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Charlevoix, Pierre Francois Xavier de
HISTOIRE DE L'ISLE ESPAGNOLE OU DE S. DOMINGUE. PARIS: HIPPOLYTE-LOUIS GUERIN, 1730-1731
FIRST EDITION, 2 volumes, 4to (250 x 190mm.), woodcut device on titles, 18 maps and plans (some folding), errata for both volumes at end of volume 2, contemporary calf gilt, small repaired wormholes at beginning of volume 1, first map with repairs to verso, joints splitting, slightly worn
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A history of Hispaniola, now the Dominican Republic and Haiti. The author was a great traveller, a Jesuit and an expert on the French colonisation of the area. The maps are detailed, including one showing Central America, West Indies, Florida and the southern portion of America. This book appeared under the imprint of at least three printers, with no known priority.

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