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Creator:
Heriot, George, 1759-1839, author, illustrator.
Title(s):

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.

Published/Created:
London : Printed for Richard Phillips, no. 6, Bridge-Street, Blackfriars, 1807, by T. Gillet, Wild-court, [1807]
Physical Description:
xii, 602 pages, [28] leaves of plates : illustrations, map ; 28 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
F1013 .H47 1807+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
F1013 .H47 1807+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
BEIN: Advertising matter on verso of p. [1] 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.
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 31489
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.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1807.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1807.
Maps.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Contributors:
Cartwright, Thomas (Printmaker), engraver.
Gillet, Thomas, printer.
Hassell, J. (John), 1767-1825, engraver.
Lewis, Frederick Christian, 1779-1856, engraver.
Neele, James, engraver.
Phillips, R. (Richard), Sir, 1767-1840, publisher.
Stadler, Joseph Constantine, engraver.
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