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    Sale 12259

    Ex Libris Jean R. Perrette: Important Travel, Exploration & Cartography

    5 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 318

    CHAMPLAIN, Samuel de. Voyages et descouuertures faites en la nouvelle faites en la Nouvelle France, depuis l'année 1615. iusques à la fin de l'année 1618. Paris: Claude Collet, 1620.

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    CHAMPLAIN, Samuel de. Voyages et descouuertures faites en la nouvelle faites en la Nouvelle France, depuis l'année 1615. iusques à la fin de l'année 1618. Paris: Claude Collet, 1620.

    8° (173 x 108 mm). Engraved title, two engraved folding plates and 4 full-page engravings in text. (Some pale spotting at beginning.) French 18th-century mottled sheep, spine panelled and gilt-decorated, brown morocco lettering piece (minor rubbing at corners). Provenance: Frank S. Streeter (bookplate; his sale Christie’s New York, 16 April 2007, lot 100).

    "THE FATHER OF NEW FRANCE": CHAMPLAIN'S NARRATIVE OF HIS FINAL EXPEDITION OF DISCOVERY

    This is the reissue of the 1619 edition (see previous lot), differing only in the date on the letterpress title-page and some minor details (the engraved title still bears the date 1619). Alden & Landis 620/45; Church 378; Harrisse 33; JCB (3) II:146; Sabin 11837.


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