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|Named Person:||Robert Cavelier La Salle, sieur de|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Louis Hennepin; Louis Joliet; Jacques Marquette
|Notes:||Engraved half-title: A new discovery of a large country in America by Father Lewis Hennepin.
First English edition. Shea's no. 1, with t.p. of his no. 2. cf. Shea, Descr. of Louisiana, 1880, p. 392.
[Part 1] is a translation of the "Nouvelle découverte"; [pt. 2] of "Nouveau voyage", with special t.p. and pagination: A continuation of the new discovery of a vast country in America, extending above four thousand miles, between New France and New Mexico; ... By L. Hennepin ... London, Printed in the year, 1698.
Appended to the 2d part: Joliet's account, with half-title "An account of several new discoveries in North-America": p. 303-306; "An account of M. la Salle's voyage to the river Mississippi ... ": p. 307-317; "A discovery of some new countries and nations in the Northern-America. By Father Marquette", etc. p. 318-355.
|Reproduction Notes:||Microfiche. Chicago : Library Resources, 1970. 1 microfiche ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of American civilization ; LAC 13059).|
|Description:||12 pages, leaves, 299 pages, 16 pages, leaves, 178 pages, 1 leaf, 303-355 pages : 2 folded maps, 6 folded leaves of plates|
|Series Title:||Library of American civilization, LAC 13059.|
|Responsibility:||both parts illustrated with maps and figures, and dedicated to His Majesty K. William by L. Hennepin, now resident in Holland. To which is added, several new discoveries in North-America, not publish'd in the French edition.|
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