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Creator:
Charlevoix, Pierre-François-Xavier de, 1682-1761, author.
Title(s):

A voyage to North-America: undertaken by command of the present King of France : containing the geographical description and natural history of Canada and Louisiana : with the customs, manners, trade and religion of the iInhabitants : a description of the lakes and rivers, with their navigation and manner of passing the Great Cataracts / by Father Charlevoix ; also, a description and natural history of the islands in the West Indies belonging to the different powers of Europe ; illustrated with a number of curious prints and maps not in any other edition ; in two volumes.

Additional Title(s):

Journal d'un voyage fait par ordre du roi dans l'Amerique. English

Published/Created:
Dublin : Printed for John Exshaw, and James Potts, in Dame-Street, MDCCLXVI [1766]
Physical Description:
2 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
F1030 .C43 1766
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
A reprint of "Letters to the dutchess of Lesdiguières," ed. of 1763, with the Preliminary discourse and letter I, supplied from "Journal of a voyage to North-America," ed. of 1761.
ESTC, T73491
Sabin, 12143
Includes index.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary calf; rebacked. Armorial bookplate: Lord Gray.
Subject Terms:
Canada -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Canada -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800.
Gray, Lord -- Bookplate.
Hispaniola -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Hispaniola -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Indians of North America -- Canada -- Early works to 1800.
Mississippi River Valley -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800.
New France -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800.
North America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
West Indies -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1766.
Maps.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Contributors:
Exshaw, John, -1776, publisher.
Potts, James, -1796, publisher.
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