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The Resource New voyages to North-America. : Containing an account of the several nations of that vast continent ... the several attempts of the English and French to dispossess one another ... and the various adventures between the French, and the Iroquese confederates of England, from 1683 to 1694. A geographical description of Canada ... with remarks upon their government ... Also a dialogue between the author and a general of the savages ... with an account of the author's retreat to Portugal and Denmark, and his remarks on those courts. To which is added, a dictionary of the Algonkine language, which is generally spoke in North-America. Illustrated with twenty-three maps and cuts., Written in French by the Baron Lahontan ... Done into English

New voyages to North-America. : Containing an account of the several nations of that vast continent ... the several attempts of the English and French to dispossess one another ... and the various adventures between the French, and the Iroquese confederates of England, from 1683 to 1694. A geographical description of Canada ... with remarks upon their government ... Also a dialogue between the author and a general of the savages ... with an account of the author's retreat to Portugal and Denmark, and his remarks on those courts. To which is added, a dictionary of the Algonkine language, which is generally spoke in North-America. Illustrated with twenty-three maps and cuts., Written in French by the Baron Lahontan ... Done into English

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New voyages to North-America. : Containing an account of the several nations of that vast continent ... the several attempts of the English and French to dispossess one another ... and the various adventures between the French, and the Iroquese confederates of England, from 1683 to 1694. A geographical description of Canada ... with remarks upon their government ... Also a dialogue between the author and a general of the savages ... with an account of the author's retreat to Portugal and Denmark, and his remarks on those courts. To which is added, a dictionary of the Algonkine language, which is generally spoke in North-America. Illustrated with twenty-three maps and cuts.
Title
New voyages to North-America.
Title remainder
Containing an account of the several nations of that vast continent ... the several attempts of the English and French to dispossess one another ... and the various adventures between the French, and the Iroquese confederates of England, from 1683 to 1694. A geographical description of Canada ... with remarks upon their government ... Also a dialogue between the author and a general of the savages ... with an account of the author's retreat to Portugal and Denmark, and his remarks on those courts. To which is added, a dictionary of the Algonkine language, which is generally spoke in North-America. Illustrated with twenty-three maps and cuts.
Statement of responsibility
Written in French by the Baron Lahontan ... Done into English
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
  • p. 294
  • p. 102-103
  • 38645-6
  • p. lxxxiii-lxxxv
  • p. 373-375
Citation source
  • Pilling, J.C. Bibl. Algonquian lang.
  • Pilling, J.C. Bibl. Iroquoian lang.
  • Sabin
  • Paltsits, V.H. Lahontan
  • Greenly, A.H. Lahontan
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1666-1716
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lahontan
Dewey number
971.01
Illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
F1030
LC item number
.L181
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
approximately 1654-approximately 1721
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gueudeville, Nicolas
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Canada
  • Canada
  • Indians of North America
  • Algonquin language
  • Wyandot language
  • Portugal
  • Denmark
Label
New voyages to North-America. : Containing an account of the several nations of that vast continent ... the several attempts of the English and French to dispossess one another ... and the various adventures between the French, and the Iroquese confederates of England, from 1683 to 1694. A geographical description of Canada ... with remarks upon their government ... Also a dialogue between the author and a general of the savages ... with an account of the author's retreat to Portugal and Denmark, and his remarks on those courts. To which is added, a dictionary of the Algonkine language, which is generally spoke in North-America. Illustrated with twenty-three maps and cuts., Written in French by the Baron Lahontan ... Done into English
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Translation of Nouveaux voyages
  • Label at foot of t.p., vol. 1: Sold by J. Jolliffe, in St. James's-Street.
  • Vol. 2 has title and imprint: New voyages to North-America. Giving a full account of the customs, commerce, religion, and strange opinions of the savages of that country. With political remarks upon the courts of Portugal and Denmark, and the present state of commerce of those countries. The 2d ed. London, Printed for J. Walthoe, R. Wilkin, J. and J. Bonwicke, J. Osborn, S. Birt, T. Ward and E. Wicksteed, 1735
  • While the title page mentions "twenty-three maps and cuts", the 1735 edition may have been issued with only twenty. The plates Paltsits calls for in v. 1 opposite p. 55, 160, and 184 are, when present, perhaps supplied from the first edition of 1703. Cf. A.H. Greenly's "Lahontan: an essay and bibliography", in Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, v. 48 (1954), p. 334-389
  • "A conference or dialogue between the author and Adario, a noted man among the savages": v. 2, p. 92-185. This has been attributed to Nicolas Gueudeville. Cf. Winsor, Nar. and crit. hist. of Amer., v. 4, p. 257-260
  • Imperfect: plates at p. 55, 160 and 184 wanting in v. 1
  • Tail-pieces
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
779772
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
  • The 2d ed. ... /
  • A great part of which never printed in the original ...
Extent
2 volumes
Lccn
05001115
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
SHSC: Vol. 1-2 together. Two copies of map vol. 1, p. 1.B.
Other physical details
frontispiece, plates (some folded), maps (some folded)
Label
New voyages to North-America. : Containing an account of the several nations of that vast continent ... the several attempts of the English and French to dispossess one another ... and the various adventures between the French, and the Iroquese confederates of England, from 1683 to 1694. A geographical description of Canada ... with remarks upon their government ... Also a dialogue between the author and a general of the savages ... with an account of the author's retreat to Portugal and Denmark, and his remarks on those courts. To which is added, a dictionary of the Algonkine language, which is generally spoke in North-America. Illustrated with twenty-three maps and cuts., Written in French by the Baron Lahontan ... Done into English
Publication
Note
  • Translation of Nouveaux voyages
  • Label at foot of t.p., vol. 1: Sold by J. Jolliffe, in St. James's-Street.
  • Vol. 2 has title and imprint: New voyages to North-America. Giving a full account of the customs, commerce, religion, and strange opinions of the savages of that country. With political remarks upon the courts of Portugal and Denmark, and the present state of commerce of those countries. The 2d ed. London, Printed for J. Walthoe, R. Wilkin, J. and J. Bonwicke, J. Osborn, S. Birt, T. Ward and E. Wicksteed, 1735
  • While the title page mentions "twenty-three maps and cuts", the 1735 edition may have been issued with only twenty. The plates Paltsits calls for in v. 1 opposite p. 55, 160, and 184 are, when present, perhaps supplied from the first edition of 1703. Cf. A.H. Greenly's "Lahontan: an essay and bibliography", in Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, v. 48 (1954), p. 334-389
  • "A conference or dialogue between the author and Adario, a noted man among the savages": v. 2, p. 92-185. This has been attributed to Nicolas Gueudeville. Cf. Winsor, Nar. and crit. hist. of Amer., v. 4, p. 257-260
  • Imperfect: plates at p. 55, 160 and 184 wanting in v. 1
  • Tail-pieces
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
779772
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
  • The 2d ed. ... /
  • A great part of which never printed in the original ...
Extent
2 volumes
Lccn
05001115
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
SHSC: Vol. 1-2 together. Two copies of map vol. 1, p. 1.B.
Other physical details
frontispiece, plates (some folded), maps (some folded)

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