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Full title: A new discovery of a vast country in America, extending above four thousand miles, between New France and New Mexico with a description of the Great Lakes, cataracts, rivers, plants, and animals also, the manners, customs, and languages of the several native Indians, and the advantage of commerce with those different nations with a continuation, giving an account of the attempts of the Sieur de la Salle upon the mines of St. Barbe, &c. : the taking of Quebec by the English, with the advantages of a shorter cut to China and Japan : both parts illustrated with maps and figures, and dedicated to His Majesty K. William by L. Hennepin to which is added, several new discoveries in North-America, not publish'd in the French edition
An early history in exploration of North America.
8 volumes: maps, illustrated
Colonial North America, Native Americans, Exploration
Canadian History | European History | Indigenous Studies | Other Languages, Societies, and Cultures | United States History
Hennepin, Louis and Tonson, Jacob, "A New Discovery of a Vast Country in America" (1698). Osher Map Library Rare Books. 2.
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