MEMOIRE, OU, COUP-D'OEIL RAPIDE SUR MES DIFFERENS VOYAGE ET MON SEJOUR DANS LA NATION CRECK. Le Clerc Milfort.
MEMOIRE, OU, COUP-D'OEIL RAPIDE SUR MES DIFFERENS VOYAGE ET MON SEJOUR DANS LA NATION CRECK
MEMOIRE, OU, COUP-D'OEIL RAPIDE SUR MES DIFFERENS VOYAGE ET MON SEJOUR DANS LA NATION CRECK
MEMOIRE, OU, COUP-D'OEIL RAPIDE SUR MES DIFFERENS VOYAGE ET MON SEJOUR DANS LA NATION CRECK

MEMOIRE, OU, COUP-D'OEIL RAPIDE SUR MES DIFFERENS VOYAGE ET MON SEJOUR DANS LA NATION CRECK

Paris: L'Imprimerie de Giguet et Michaud, 1802. 8vo. (4), 331, (1) pp. Errata, half-title. Contemporary marbled boards, recently rebacked in calf, employing the original endpapers, new leather spine label. Very good copy. Item #35526

First edition. Signed by the author beneath his justification on the verso of the title page. Howes M-599: "Narrative of an extraordinary French adventurer among the Upper Creeks, somewhat, but not entirely, invalidated by its extravagant romanticism." Sabin 48494. Servies: 761. Streeter sale 1529. Eberstadt 127, 27: "As War Chief of the Creek Nation, [Milfort] led them against both the Spanish and Americans and by his aid the Indians defeated the forces of each in various battles." Servies BIBLIOGRAPHY OF FLORIDA 761: "Account of the Creek Nation and the Gulf Coast Indians, 1775-1795, by A. McGillivray's brother-in-law and a careful observer of events for twenty years."

Price: $6,000.00

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