Relation of the discoveries and voyages of Cavelier de La Salle from 1679 to 1681. The official narrative. The translation done by Melville B. Anderson. Robert La Salle, Cavalier de.
Relation of the discoveries and voyages of Cavelier de La Salle from 1679 to 1681. The official narrative. The translation done by Melville B. Anderson

Relation of the discoveries and voyages of Cavelier de La Salle from 1679 to 1681. The official narrative. The translation done by Melville B. Anderson

Chicago: Caxton Club, 1901. Edition limited to 224 copies on Amercan hand-made paper, 8vo, pp. [8], 299, [2]; original parchment-baciked paper-covered boards; spine a litt6le spotted, else very good. Bookplate of Edward Chenery Gale, and with 1925 gift inscription. Handsomely printed for the Caxton Club by R.R. Donnelley and Sons at the Lakeside Press. Howes L-110: "First published in French in Margry's six-volume Découvertes…, from an anonymous manuscript. This, the first separate edition … was the official account sent to the Ministry of the Marine; if not by La Salle himself, it was probably inspired by him. Hennepin's plagiarism's from it in his 1697 Nouvelle découverte, indicate that he had access to the manuscript." Item #38273

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