MÉMOIRES DES COMMISSAIRES DU ROI ET DE CEUX DE SA MAJESTÉ BRITANNIQUE, SUR LES POSSESSIONS & LES DROITS RESPECTIFS DES DEUX COURONNES EN AMÉRIQUE... TOME PREMIER (-QUATRIÈME). PARIS: IMPRIMERIE ROYALE, 1755-1757
4 volumes, 4to (252 x 187mm.), woodcut head- and tailpieces, volume 1: folding engraved map of eastern North America, volume 4: folding map of the whole of North America, contemporary mottled calf gilt with arms of the duke of Sutherland on upper covers, spine gilt in compartments with fleurs-de-lys and crowned L monogram, red morocco lettering-pieces, red speckled edges, Hh1 in vol. 3 torn without loss, joints repaired, extremities slightly rubbed
Marquis of Stafford, armorial bookplate; George Granville Leveson-Gower (1758-1833), first duke of Sutherland (and marquess of Stafford), arms on binding (stamp 4). He was briefly ambassador to France at the start of the Revolution, though better known for the Highland Clearances.