5 April 2016
JESUIT RELATIONS -- LALLEMANT, Jérôme (1593-1673). Relation de ce qui s'est passé de plus remarquable aux mission des peres de la compagnie de Jesus en la Novvelle France es annees 1662 & 1663. Paris: Sebastien Cramoisy and Sebastien Mabre-Cramoisy, 1664.
8° (163 x 103 mm). (Last two leaves with lower corners renewed, affecting text.) Contemporary vellum over boards. Provenance: De Bry family (bookplate with family motto “nul sans souci”).
Second edition of the 32nd relation. “The Relation of 1662-1663 is written by Jerome Lalemant. A preliminary note by him mentions three salient points of this year’s record, the reverses sustained by the Iroquois at the hands of the Algonkins and other tribes, the notable earthquake of 1663, and the death of Ménard” (Thwaites, quoted in Bell 61). Church 587; Howes J-106; De Backer & Sommervogel IV, col. 1402.
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