Good+; Hardcover; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; Two volumes, 298, 259 pages, respectively; each bound in burgundy cloth with gold stamped lettering and design. Frontis illustrations on both volumes; two page map of 'La Louisian' tipped in - adapted from the 1718 map of Guillaume Delisle. Ex-library copies with no remaining library markings, but offset tanning and glue residue (from bookplate or card pocket, since removed - very neatly) on rear endpapers. Sound bindings(athough front hinge on volume II is starting at endpapers), clean covers , lightly scuffed, bright intact gilt. Moderate wear to extremities; edge of spine rubbed; top edge of text block dust soiled. Discoloration on spine where library labels previously affixed. Volume I corner tips bumped. Interiors very clean, bright, unmarked. No internal foxing present. Full sub-title reads: "As Related by His Faithful Lieutenant, Henri de Tonty; His Missionary Colleagues, Fathers Zenobius Membre, Louis Hennepin and Anastasius Douay; His Early Biographer, Father Christian LeClercq; His Trusted Subordinate, Henri Joutel; and HIs Brother, Jean Cavelier: Together with Memoirs, Commissions, etc. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; The Trail Makers (A Library of History and Exploration) Series. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Journeys of Réné Robert Cavalier Sieur De La...
Publisher: A. S. Barnes
Publication Date: 1905
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