Heriot, George, 1759-1839, Travels through the Canadas, containing a description of the picturesque scenery on some of the rivers and lakes , 
- Travels through the Canadas, containing a description of the picturesque scenery on some of the rivers and lakes : with an account of the productions, commerce, and inhabitants of those provinces : to which is subjoined a comparative view of the manners and customs of several of the Indian nations of North and South America / by George Heriot, Esq., Deputy Post Master general of British North American ; illustrated with a map and numerous engravings, from drawings made at the several places by the author.
- London : Printed for Richard Phillips, no. 6, Bridge-Street, Blackfriars, 1807, by T. Gillet, Wild-court, 
- Physical Description:
- xii, 602 pages,  leaves of plates : illustrations, map ; 28 cm
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- BEIN: Advertising matter on verso of p.  at end. (1982 +70)
BEIN: Plates colored by hand. (1982 +70)
Some plates on double leaves.
Aquatint engravings by Joseph Constantine Stadler, Frederick Christian Lewis, Thomas Cartwright, and J. Hassell; after George Heriot. Map engraved by John Neele.
First chapter contains description of the Azores.
"Part second contains a minute description of the peculiarities of various nations of American aborigines, principally derived from other printed works."--Sabin.
"Vocabulary of the Algonquin tongue": pp. 579-599; "Indicative mood of the verb sakia, to love": pp. 599-600; "Numeration": pp. 601-602.
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 bound in contemporary tree calf; rebacked. The plates are hand-colored. Armorial bookplates: William Hutchinson, Eggleston; Moncure Biddle.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 bound in contemporary boards, with publisher's printed spine label. Plates are uncolored and bound in at front. Bookplates: The Belfast Library and Society for Promoting Knowledge. The Linen Hall Library Belfast. Presented by Miss Andrews, 12 College Gardens, April 1913.
- Subject Terms:
- Algonquian languages -- Dictionaries -- English.Azores Islands (Portugal)Belfast Library and Society for Promoting Knowledge -- Bookplate.Biddle, Moncure -- Bookplate.Canada -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.Canada -- Description and travel.English language -- Dictionaries -- Algonquian.Heriot, George, 1759-1839.Hutchinson, William -- Bookplate.Indians.Linen Hall Library, Belfast -- Bookplate.Morse, William Inglis, b. 1874 -- Bookplate.
- Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1807.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1807.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
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