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History and General Description of New France.... Translated, with notes, by John Gilmary Shea [Six Volumes] by  John Gilmary  Pierre-François-Xavier de. Shea - Hardcover - First edition - 1872 - from Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB (SKU: 37791)

History and General Description of New France.... Translated, with notes, by John Gilmary Shea [Six Volumes]

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History and General Description of New France.... Translated, with notes, by John Gilmary Shea [Six Volumes]

by Charlevoix, Pierre-François-Xavier de. Shea, John Gilmary

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New York: John Gilmary Shea, 1872. First edition. Three quarter morocco over marbled boards, five raised bands, gilt rules, gilt titles in two compartments, rosettes in four, marbled endpapers. Very good or better exceptionally clean and wide-margined copies, minor rubbing, closed tears to two maps, owner's bookplates on front paste downs.. Illus. with 18 maps, 15 plates, and 4 facsimiles. Imperial 8vo. (11.25 x 8 inches). The first translation into English of this "celebrated and important work" (Sabin) of Charlevoix, who "had command of invaluable sources and shows undoubted cleverness," (Larned p. 413). Sabin 12137. Field 285. Howes C307. Larned 3617. TPL 189.

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Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
37791
Title
History and General Description of New France.... Translated, with notes, by John Gilmary Shea [Six Volumes]
Author
Charlevoix, Pierre-François-Xavier de. Shea, John Gilmary
Format/binding
Three quarter morocco over marbled boards, five raised bands, gilt rules, gilt titles in two compartments, rosettes in four, mar
Book condition
Used - Very good or better exceptionally clean and wide-margined copies, minor rubbing, closed tears to two maps, owner's bookplates on
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
John Gilmary Shea
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1872
Keywords
, Americana, Exploration & Travel, ga, Canada, Canadiana, Americana, Canadian History, Histoire, Voyages & Travels, Exploration,
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Kaaterskill Books is located on Parker Mountain in the Catskill High Peaks region of New York State. We offer fine, rare, and unusual books and manuscripts in a variety of fields with special emphasis on the Americas.

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