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Histoire de L'Isle Espagnole Ou de S. Domingue. Ecrite

CHARLEVOIX, Pierre Francois-Xavier

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CHARLEVOIX, Pierre Francois-Xavier. Histoire de L'Isle Espagnole Ou de S. Domingue. Ecrite Particulierement Sur Des Memoires Manuscrits du P. Jean-Baptiste de Pers, Jesuite, Missionaire A Saint Domingue, & Sur Les Pieces Originales, Qui Se Conservent Au Depot de La Marine. Paris. 1730-31. Two volumes. xxviii,482,[59]pp. plus eight maps (seven folding);xiv,506,[61]pp. plus eleven maps (four folding). Quarto. 18th-century calf, raised bands, spines gilt, gilt morocco labels. Front hinges cracked, front joints tender. Old, small institutional inkstamps on verso of titlepage in both volumes. A very good set. SABIN 12127. LeCLERC 1371. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 730/45. PALAU 67166. Charlevoix was a French Jesuit who spent some time in Quebec before arriving in St. Louis, travelling south to New Orleans, and thence to Santo Domingo. This is his extensive history of Santo Domingo, highlighted by handsome detailed engraved maps of Santo Domingo, Haiti, Venezuela, and the entire Caribbean area. Covers the years from 1492 to 1724, with much material relating to the indigenous and Black populations. One of the most important single histories of a Caribbean island from this early period. Bookseller Inventory # 47805

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