Lyon: Chez Rusand, 1822. 67pp. Titlepage engraving. Dbd. Light foxing on preliminary and final leaves, ink stamp on final leaf. Very good. New edition, enlarged, after the original Paris edition of 1820. An account of the Catholic missionary activity under Bishop Du Bourg, whose diocese included the Ohio, Mississippi, and Missouri river valleys. He arrived in Baltimore in the summer of 1817 with a group of priests and nuns, and thereafter traveled to St. Louis. This work describes his work among the Indians. "Du Bourg was one of the great American Bishops" - Streeter. HOWES L515, "b." SABIN 55987. STREETER SALE 1538 (1st ed). (Inventory #: WRCAM30884)
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