Title Lewis Littlepage.
Book Number 16756
BOAND, NELL HOLLADAY. Lewis Littlepage. By Nell Hollady Boand. 1970 Whittet & Shepperson, Richmond, Virginia (c1970). Octavo. Bound maroon cloth, lightly sunned top edges, library stamp on title and endpapers, bookplate of M.S. Carothers on front paste-down endpapers, otherwise tight & clean. Pagination: x, 290pp. "Lewis Littlepage, a seventeen-year old... left Virginia for Spain to join the Jay Commission there while the heaviest fighting of the Revolution was going on and who wound up a fabulous career in Europe as chamberlain and first confidential secretary to the last king of Poland, Stanislaus Augustus II. The series of his adventures that followed Lewis Littlepage's arrival in Europe, so fantastic that they could not be believed except that there was documentation for every step of the way, Mrs. Boand collected into an amazing story."--Introduction by Marjorie Peters.