Le Comte de Raousset-Boulbon Et L'Expedition de La Sonore: Correspondance--Souvenirs Et Oeuvres Inedites. Comte de Raousset-Boulbon, Henry de la Madelène.
Le Comte de Raousset-Boulbon Et L'Expedition de La Sonore: Correspondance--Souvenirs Et Oeuvres Inedites
Le Comte de Raousset-Boulbon Et L'Expedition de La Sonore: Correspondance--Souvenirs Et Oeuvres Inedites

Le Comte de Raousset-Boulbon Et L'Expedition de La Sonore: Correspondance--Souvenirs Et Oeuvres Inedites

Paris: E. Dentu, 1859.

Second Edition. Hardcover (Quarter Leather). Very Good Condition. Item #045071
ISBN: NoISBN

Leather backed marbled boards, wear at edges, hinges a little rubbed; a bit of foxing, mostly early on. 318pp with an attractive folding map of California at the rear with a small crease and light foxing. Howes M198, Sabin 38700.

Aristocrat, connoisseur of colonialism, gambler, possible pirate. The Count set sail for San Francisco after failing to make a go of it in Algeria and France. He fell in love with Sonora and mounted an expedition to secure its independence that ended with him meeting a firing squad in 1854. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Exploration; History. Inventory No: 045071.

Price: $750.00