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A description of Louisiana. By Father Louis Hennepin, Recollect missionary. Tr. from the edition of 1683, and compared with the Nouvelle découverte, the La Salle documents and other contemporaneous papers. By John Gilmary Shea.

Main Author: Hennepin, Louis, active 17th century.
Related Names: Shea, John Gilmary 1824-1892, translator.
Language(s): English
Published: New York, J.G. Shea, 1880.
Subjects: Hennepin, Louis, > active 17th century > Bibliography.
La Salle, Robert Cavelier, > sieur de, > 1643-1687.
Indians of North America > Mississippi River Valley.
Louisiana > Description and travel.
Mississippi River > Discovery and exploration.
Louisiana > Description and travel > Early works to 1800.
Early works.
Note: References: Howes, U.S.IANA, no. H.415.
Manuscript note on advertisement tipped in at front of volume, "Only 238 copies were printed."
Pages 41*-53*, 1 leaf inserted between p. 40 and [41]
Title-page of edition of 1683 in facsimile.
Physical Description: 407 (i.e. 423) p. front. (fold. map) pl., facsim. 26 cm.
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