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Title:
Recit des Voyages et des Decouvertes du R. Pere Jacques Marquette de la Compagnie de Jesus, en l’annee 1673
ISBN: No ISBN
Book #: 014861

Author: Marquette, Jacques; Allouez, Claude
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Publisher: Weed, Parsons & Co.
Place: Albany, NY
Year: 1855
Edition: Edition Unstated

Book Cond.: Very Good Condition
Jacket Cond.: No Dust Jacket
Binding: Hardcover
Size: 7 1/2″ x 5″
Book Type: n/a
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Description / Comments:
Size: 7 1/2″ x 5″. Text is in French. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Gilt-stamped navy leather over boards, title continues: “et aux suivantes; La Continuation de ses Voyages par le R. P. Claude Allouez, et le Journal Autographe du P. Marquette en 1674 & 1675,” pp. [9], 169, [7], 1-33. Jacques Marquette (1637-1675) was a French Jesuit missionary who founded the first European settlement in Michigan and was the first European to explore and map the northern portion of the Mississippi River Valley. Claude Allouez (1622-1689) was also a French Jesuit missionary. He explored North America and started missions among the indigenous people near Lake Superior. Leather is scuffed at extremities, most notable is a 1 1/2″ strip of scuffed leather starting at head of spine, end papers lightly stained from glue, otherwise very good condition. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 lbs 12 oz. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; French Language; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 014861.