Le grand voyage du pays des Hurons situe en l'Amerique vers la mer douce, es derniers confins de la Nouvelle France dite Canada, avec un dictionnaire de la langue Huronne. Nouvelle edition
by Sagard Theodat, F. Gabriel
Paris: Librarie Tross, 1865. 2 volumes in 1, 8vo, pp. , xxv, , 206; -268, 12,  dictionary and  table; contemporary calf-backed marbled boards, gilt-decorated spine in 6 compartments, morocco label in 1, edges marbled; some scuffing but generally very good and sound. Includes facsimiles of the printed and engraved titles of the 1632 edition inserted as part of the preliminaries. An Ayer Linguistics duplicate with a Newberry release stamp on the verso of the first flyleaf. This copy with the ownership notation in pencil on the flyleaf: "J. C. Pilling from F. Jackes." The dictionary, which occupies the better part of vol. II, is the first ever compiled of a Native American language. This is the first reprinting of "a work of great interest and importance" (Sabin). Sabin 74884: "Of this handsome reprint only a small edition was published."
(Inventory #: 49424)
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