A Huguenot Exile in Virginia

By: Dauphine, Durand of

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Book Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Blue cover with gold lettering. #54 of 550 limited edition. Map endpapers. A Huguenot Exile in Virginia, Or Voyages of a Frenchman Exiled for His Religion with a Description of Virginia & Maryland. From the Hague Edition of 1687 with an Introduction & Notes by Gilbert Chinard. In the book Colonial Chesapeake Society Durand commented about the people of Virginia "the people spend most of their time visiting each other...The Land is so rich and so fertil that when a man has fifty acres of ground, two men-servants, a maid and some Cattle, neither he nor his wife do anything but visit among their neighbors." Huguenots were exiled by the Catholic Church in the late 1600's to America, many to Virginia, because of their dissent. They were hunted down as heretics and killed.; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 191 pages

Book Title: A Huguenot Exile in Virginia

Author Name: Dauphine, Durand of

Categories: Virginia,

Edition: First Edition; First Impression

Publisher: The Press of the Pinoneers, Inc.: 1934

Binding (hardback, paperback, etc.): Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued

Seller ID or SKU: 60684

Keywords: Huguenots France,