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Histoire de l'amerique

Author Robertson, William
Title Histoire de l'amerique
Imprint Maestricht: Jean-Edme Dufour & Philippe Roux
Date of Publication 1777
Language French
Notes The historian William Robertson was one of the many writers of the Scottish Enlightenment whose works attracted interest on the continent of Europe. As part of its mission to document the influence of Scots on the rest of the world, the Library purchases versions of Scottish works printed and translated abroad. Among Robertson's popular works is the History of America, which explores the conquest of America by the European powers. This early translation into French is by Marc-Antoine Eidous. This is a particularly attractive copy, bound in contemporary patterned paper boards.
Shelfmark RB.s.2285
Acquired on 04/06/03
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