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Lahontan, Louis Armand, Baron de 
NEW VOYAGES TO NORTH-AMERICA. CONTAINING AN ACCOUNT OF THE SEVERAL NATIONS OF THAT VAST CONTINENT ... A GEOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION OF CANADA ... ALSO A DIALOGUE BETWEEN THE AUTHOR AND A GENERAL OF THE SAVAGES ... TO WHICH IS ADDED A DICTIONARY OF THE ALGONK. LONDON: H. BONWICKE, T. GOODWIN, W. WOTTON, B. TOOKE, 1703 
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 4,375 USD
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84
Lahontan, Louis Armand, Baron de 
NEW VOYAGES TO NORTH-AMERICA. CONTAINING AN ACCOUNT OF THE SEVERAL NATIONS OF THAT VAST CONTINENT ... A GEOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION OF CANADA ... ALSO A DIALOGUE BETWEEN THE AUTHOR AND A GENERAL OF THE SAVAGES ... TO WHICH IS ADDED A DICTIONARY OF THE ALGONK. LONDON: H. BONWICKE, T. GOODWIN, W. WOTTON, B. TOOKE, 1703 
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 4,375 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Lahontan, Louis Armand, Baron de 
NEW VOYAGES TO NORTH-AMERICA. CONTAINING AN ACCOUNT OF THE SEVERAL NATIONS OF THAT VAST CONTINENT ... A GEOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION OF CANADA ... ALSO A DIALOGUE BETWEEN THE AUTHOR AND A GENERAL OF THE SAVAGES ... TO WHICH IS ADDED A DICTIONARY OF THE ALGONK. LONDON: H. BONWICKE, T. GOODWIN, W. WOTTON, B. TOOKE, 1703 
2 volumes, 8vo (7 3/8 x 4 3/8 in.; 187 x 111 mm). 24 engraved plates (some folding) including frontispiece in each volume and 4 maps (in the first volume); a few light marginal spots, otherwise very fresh and crisp. 19th-century antique panelled calf, floral stamps at four corners, gilt-stamped red morocco title label on spines, red sprinkled edges; joints, corners and edges rubbed.
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Provenance

William Gwynn Mather (library ticket to front pastedown of each volume) — Sotheby's New York, 15 June 2012, lot 27

Literature

Alden-Landis 703/86; Lande 496; Sabin 38644

Catalogue Note

FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH. One of the first comprehensive descriptions of the western regions of the continent, by an observant French soldier serving in Canada. This edition adds to the first edition a map of Newfoundland and some corrected engravings.

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