Lot 5: Bossu, Jean Bernard
December 2, 2016
New Orleans, LA, USALive Auction
Description: Bossu, Jean Bernard, Nouveaux Voyages dans L'Amerique Septentrionale...", Amsterdam [Paris], Changuion, 1777, first edition, full calf, marbled endpapers, four engraved plates (one fold-out), detailing Bossu's third exploration in Louisiana, 7 3/4 in. x 5 in. Provenance: Gaspar Cusachs, entrepreneur, historian and collector, (1855-1929); The Gaspar Cusachs Collection, loaned to the Louisiana State Museum, New Orleans, LA (c. 1909-2016).