Chateaubriand - Atala. René. Les Abencerages, Suivis du Voyage en Amerique - 1894

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Chateaubriand - Atala. René. Les Abencerages, Suivis du Voyage en Amerique - 1894
Literature, French - Quantity: 1 - Book

M. Le Vicomte de Chateaubriand, Atala; René; Les Abencerages, suivis du Voyage en Amerique, Librairie de Firmin-Didot et Cie, Imprimeurs de l’Institut, Rue Jacob 56, 1894, 525 pp., 18 × 12 cm, hardcover, leather spine with letter pieces, marbled interior, etc. Engraved portrait opposite title page. Condition: good.

In Voyage en Amérique, published in 1826, Chateaubriand describes that he arrived in Philadelphia on 10 July 1791. He visited New York, Boston and Lexington. Chateaubriand describes Indian tribes and their customs, zoological, political and economic conditions. Atala (1801) and René (1802) also contain vivid descriptions of nature in the sparsely populated American Deep South, in a style that was very innovative for the time.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
French, Literature
Author/ Illustrator
Chateaubriand
Book Title
Atala. René. Les Abencerages, Suivis du Voyage en Amerique
Condition
Fine
Publication year oldest item
1894
Edition
1st Edition Thus
Language
French
Original language
Yes
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