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Creator:
Heriot, George, 1759-1839, author, illustrator.
Title:
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
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
F1013 .H47 1807+ Copy 2 Oversize
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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, 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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