Apr 15, 2021 - Sale 2564

Sale 2564 - Lot 198

Price Realized: $ 438
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Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(COLONIAL WARS.) Timberlake, Henry. Voyages . . . de Conduire en Angleterre trois Sauvages, de la Tribu des Cherokees. [2], viii, 187, [1] pages. 12mo, contemporary 1/4 calf over marbled boards with paper spine label, joints split; bound with 2 other titles, ink doodle on verso of title page, moderate foxing, lacking frontispiece plate. Paris, l'an V [1797]

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First French edition of a 1765 memoir. Timberlake was a Virginian who fought for the English against the Cherokees in the French and Indian War. Later he was sent on an expedition to bring three Cherokee leaders on a diplomatic mission to England. Sabin 95837. Bound at the end of a volume including: Fontenelle, "Histoire des Oracles" including a long appendix titled "Poésies Pastorales." [2], 212, 142 pages. London, 1785 "Confessions de Clément Marot." [6], 197 pages. Paris, 1798.