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[Hennepin, Louis]

A new discovery of a vast country in America by Father Louis Hennepin reprinted from the second London issue of 1698, with facsimiles of original title-pages, maps, and illustrations, and the addition of introduction, notes, and index by Reuben Gold Thwaites. In two volumes [pair; complete set].

A. C. McClurg & Co., Chicago. 1903, xliii, 353, to 711p., folded maps and tissue-guarded plates as called for. Matched set casings, half calf with dark green alligator finish over 8.2x6 inch marbled boards with spine-title and rulings gilt, marbled endsheets, t.e.g. Largely unopened, opened neatly where so done, maps appear folded perfectly, a few bear short tears where stubbed in. Bindings are sound, with extremity abrasion along edges, joints, raised bands; leather appears intact except for fraction loss along top rim of vol.1 and minute glimpses of card at corner tips. A very good pair, should respond well to adroit sophistication.

Cat.No: 175423

Price: $95.00

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