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Bossu, M., 1720–1792
Nouveaux voyages aux Indes Occidentales : contenant une relation des differens peuples qui habitent les environs du grand fleuve Saint-Louis, appellé vulgairement le Mississipi : leur religion, leur gouvernement, leurs moeurs, leurs guerres & leur commerce / par M. Bossu, Capitaine dans les Troupes de la Marine.
A Paris : Chez Le Jay, Libraire, Quay de Gêvres, au Grand Corneille, MDCCLXVIII [1768]
Physical Description:
2 pt. in 1 v. (xx, 244; [4], 264 p., [4] leaves of plates) : ill. ; 17 cm. (12mo)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
F372 .B67 1768
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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The author's observations during his first two visits to the country, 1751-1757 and 1757-1762.
Both parts have an engraved frontispiece. Illustrations engraved by Charles Beurlier; after Gabriel Jacques de Saint Aubin.
Signatures: a¹⁰ A-K¹² L²; pi² A-L¹².
Woodcut printer's device on t.p.s to both pt.
Woodcut head- and tail-pieces.
BAC: British Art Center copy copy bound in gilt tooled sprinkled calf; marbled paper end-papers; text block edges stained red.
Subject Terms:
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1768. (BACRB)
Etching -- Specimens -- 1768. (BACRB)
Haiti -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Indians of North America -- Mississippi River Valley -- Early works to 1800.
Indians of North America -- Southern States -- Early works to 1800.
Louisiana -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Saint-Aubin, Gabriel Jacques de, 1724-1780, ill.
Beurlier, Charles, engraver.
Le Jay, Edme-Jean, 18th cent., bookseller.

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