19 December 2002
BAUDRY DES LOZIERES, Louis N. Voyage a la Louisiane, et sur le continent de l'Amérique septentrionale, fait dans les années 1794 á 1798. Paris: Dentu, an XI, 1802.
8o (213 x 138 mm). Half-title. Engraved folding map after L. Collin (short tear to fold). Contemporary cloth (spine faded). Provenance: Giuseppe Boldrin (bookplate); Johannis Rossi Veneti (bookplate).
FIRST EDITION. Most of this work concerns the history of Louisiana. "The author lists 145 tribes from the St. Lawrence River to the Gulf of Mexico. He briefly describes seventeen tribes living along the Mississippi, the Arkansas, and the Red rivers, providing vocabularies of Naoudoouessis (Sioux) and Chipouais (Chippewa)" (Wagner-Camp). Field 99; Howes B243; Sabin 3979; Wagner-Camp 1a.
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