EXTRAIT DU JOURNAL D'UN OFFICIER DE LA MARINE DE L'ESCADRE DE M. LE COMTE D'ESTAING.

[Paris?]: 1782. 1st edition, 1st issue. 8vo.; (2), 158pp. Engraved portrait. Contemporary French sprinkled calf (chipped at head of spine). Spine richly gilt with rules and ornaments, leather spine label, all edges red. Name clipped from head of first leaf of text, else very good. HOWES E198: "The unidentified author (possibly Capt. Walsh, the Chevalier O'Connor) is highly critical of the conduct of his superior." CLARK, OLD SOUTH I, 234: "[Includes] a brief account of the assault of the French fleet on Savannah in conjunction with the American Army during September and early October, 1779, and their repulse by the British on October 9." DE RENNE I, p.223: "Most of this work is translated and published in Jones' "THE SIEGE OF SAVANNAH." Item #31995

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