J. Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur (1731-1813)
Resided in the United
States (1754-1780) Lettres d'un cultivateur américain (1782) Voyage dans la haute Pennsylvanie et dans l'état de New
Letters from an American
first English edition of Letters from an American Farmer is shown
below. The frontispiece is followed by the Advertisement, a brief
preface to the edition. It was published in the same year as the
French edition. The handwriting on the frontispiece is from
a previous owner.
Two foldout maps were included
in the edition on pages 122 and
160. They are shown below.
Map of Martha's Vineyard upper left, with
details of the same map upper
right and to the left. Nantucket below with
description and location key
to the lower left.
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