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Hennepin, Louis

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Description

  • Hennepin, Louis
  • A New Discovery of a Vast Country in America, extending above four thousand miles, between New France and New Mexico. London: M. Bentley, J. Tonson, [&c.], 1698
  • paper
2 parts in one volume, 8vo (190 x 113mm.), FIRST ENGLISH EDITION (Tonson issue), engraved frontispiece, 2 folding maps and 6 folding plates, contemporary calf, maps and some plates browned, occasional browning elsewhere, tear without loss in maps and one plate, binding rebacked, minor loss to head of spine

Provenance

Edward William Vernon Harcourt (1825-91), armorial bookplate

Literature

Howes 416; Sabin 31370
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