by Charlevoix, Pierre François-Xavier: Shea, John Gilmary, trans.
Chicago: Loyola University Press, 1962. Six volumes, with maps and illustrations. Blue publisher's cloth, gilt. Some scuff marks on rear board and foxing along top edge of volume one, small slit in spine cloth of volume five, otherwise a fine set. A facsimile reprint of John Gilmary Shea's translation, first published from 1866 to 1872, of the travels of Charlevoix in North America. The original publication was the first appearance in English of "the principal work of this great Jesuit traveller and historian and the pre-eminent authority on the French period in the West" - Howes. Includes copies of original maps and plates, as well as Shea's helpful printed marginal annotations. HOWES C307 (ref). (Inventory #: WRCAM52055)
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