WELD, Isaac (1774-1856)
Voyage au Canada dans les années 1795, 1796 and 1797. Traduit de l’anglais.
Paris: Impremerie De Munier ... Chez Gérard, An XI . 3 volumes, 8vo. (7 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches). Folding map, 11 engraved plates.
Early French calf-backled marbled paper covered boards, spine with raised bands in five compartments, decoratively tooled in gilt, marbled endpapers and edges
A lovely set of the second edition in French.
"Often guided by Indians, [Weld] explored the vast forests and great rivers. While in the towns he mixed in the best society, and he met George Washington. He returned home at the close of 1797" (DNB).
Howes W235; Sabin 102544.