The Resource New voyages to North-America : Containing an account of the several nations of that vast continent : their customs, commerce, and way of navigation upon the lakes and rivers : the several attempts of the English and French to dispossess one another : with the reasons of the miscarriage of the former : and the various adventures between the French, and the Iroquese confederates of England, from 1683 to 1694. A geographical description of Canada, and a natural history of the country, with remarks upon their government, and the interest of the English and French in their commerce. Also a dialogue between the author and a general of the savages, giving a full view of the religion and strange opinions of those people : with an account of the author's retreat to Portugal and Denmark and his remarks on those courts. To which is added, a dictionary of the Algonkine language, which is generally spoke in North-America : illustrated with twenty three mapps and cutts, Written in French by the Baron Lahontan, lord lievtenant of the French colony at Placentia in Newfoundland, now in England. Done into English, in two volumes. A great part of which never printed in the original

New voyages to North-America : Containing an account of the several nations of that vast continent : their customs, commerce, and way of navigation upon the lakes and rivers : the several attempts of the English and French to dispossess one another : with the reasons of the miscarriage of the former : and the various adventures between the French, and the Iroquese confederates of England, from 1683 to 1694. A geographical description of Canada, and a natural history of the country, with remarks upon their government, and the interest of the English and French in their commerce. Also a dialogue between the author and a general of the savages, giving a full view of the religion and strange opinions of those people : with an account of the author's retreat to Portugal and Denmark and his remarks on those courts. To which is added, a dictionary of the Algonkine language, which is generally spoke in North-America : illustrated with twenty three mapps and cutts, Written in French by the Baron Lahontan, lord lievtenant of the French colony at Placentia in Newfoundland, now in England. Done into English, in two volumes. A great part of which never printed in the original

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New voyages to North-America : Containing an account of the several nations of that vast continent : their customs, commerce, and way of navigation upon the lakes and rivers : the several attempts of the English and French to dispossess one another : with the reasons of the miscarriage of the former : and the various adventures between the French, and the Iroquese confederates of England, from 1683 to 1694. A geographical description of Canada, and a natural history of the country, with remarks upon their government, and the interest of the English and French in their commerce. Also a dialogue between the author and a general of the savages, giving a full view of the religion and strange opinions of those people : with an account of the author's retreat to Portugal and Denmark and his remarks on those courts. To which is added, a dictionary of the Algonkine language, which is generally spoke in North-America : illustrated with twenty three mapps and cutts
Title
New voyages to North-America
Title remainder
Containing an account of the several nations of that vast continent : their customs, commerce, and way of navigation upon the lakes and rivers : the several attempts of the English and French to dispossess one another : with the reasons of the miscarriage of the former : and the various adventures between the French, and the Iroquese confederates of England, from 1683 to 1694. A geographical description of Canada, and a natural history of the country, with remarks upon their government, and the interest of the English and French in their commerce. Also a dialogue between the author and a general of the savages, giving a full view of the religion and strange opinions of those people : with an account of the author's retreat to Portugal and Denmark and his remarks on those courts. To which is added, a dictionary of the Algonkine language, which is generally spoke in North-America : illustrated with twenty three mapps and cutts
Statement of responsibility
Written in French by the Baron Lahontan, lord lievtenant of the French colony at Placentia in Newfoundland, now in England. Done into English, in two volumes. A great part of which never printed in the original
Title variation
Some new voyages to North-America
Creator
Contributor
Engraver
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Member of
Action
extracted picklist
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
  • 38644
  • p. 290-291
Citation source
  • Sabin
  • Pilling, J.C. Bib. of the Algonquian languages
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1666-1715?
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lahontan, Louis Armand de Lom d'Arce
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
F1030
LC item number
.L178
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
d. 1732
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Moll, Herman
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indians of North America
  • Algonquin language
  • Wyandot language
  • Canada
  • Canada
  • Portugal
  • Denmark
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New voyages to North-America : Containing an account of the several nations of that vast continent : their customs, commerce, and way of navigation upon the lakes and rivers : the several attempts of the English and French to dispossess one another : with the reasons of the miscarriage of the former : and the various adventures between the French, and the Iroquese confederates of England, from 1683 to 1694. A geographical description of Canada, and a natural history of the country, with remarks upon their government, and the interest of the English and French in their commerce. Also a dialogue between the author and a general of the savages, giving a full view of the religion and strange opinions of those people : with an account of the author's retreat to Portugal and Denmark and his remarks on those courts. To which is added, a dictionary of the Algonkine language, which is generally spoke in North-America : illustrated with twenty three mapps and cutts, Written in French by the Baron Lahontan, lord lievtenant of the French colony at Placentia in Newfoundland, now in England. Done into English, in two volumes. A great part of which never printed in the original
Link
https://archive.org/details/newvoyagestonort11703laho
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Publication
Note
  • Translation of: Nouveaux voyages de Mr. le baron de Lahontan dans l'Amerique septentrionale
  • Vol. 2 has title: New voyages to North-America. Giving a full account of the customs, commerce, religion, and strange opinions of the savages of that country. With political remarks upon the courts of Portugal and Denmark, and the present state of the commerce of those countries ..
  • "The engravings are by H. Moll"--Sabin
  • Title pages with double-rule borders
  • Pagination of each v.: v. 1. [24], 280 p., [12] leaves of plates; v. 2. [2], 302, [16] p. (final p. is blank), [11] leaves of plates
  • Includes index at end of v. 2
  • Errata in v. 1, p. [24] (1st group)
  • Publisher's advertisement on p. [1] (3rd group) of v. 2
Contents
v. 1. Some new voyages to North-America (letters I-XXV). Memoirs of North-America. A table explaining some terms made use of in both volumes -- v. 2. A discourse of the habit, houses, complexion and temperament of the savages of North-America. A conference or dialogue between the author and Adario, a noted man among the savages. An appendix, containing some new voyages to Portugal and Denmark. A short dictionary of the most universal language of the savages. Index
Extent
1 online resource (2 v., [23] leaves of plates (some folded)
Form of item
online
Note
  • SCNHRB copy (v. 1, 39088010327427; v. 2, 39088010327328) imperfect?: frontispiece to v. 2 (mentioned in Sabin) wanting? Twenty-three plates, as mentioned on t.p., are present.
  • SCNHRB copy has stamp on verso of t.p.: Bureau of Ethnology Library, 1890; accession nos. 1490-1491.
  • SCNHRB copy has later red half-leather binding with faux marbled paper boards; gilt-tooled spine; faux marbled endpapers; and marbled edges.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps)
Specific material designation
remote
Label
New voyages to North-America : Containing an account of the several nations of that vast continent : their customs, commerce, and way of navigation upon the lakes and rivers : the several attempts of the English and French to dispossess one another : with the reasons of the miscarriage of the former : and the various adventures between the French, and the Iroquese confederates of England, from 1683 to 1694. A geographical description of Canada, and a natural history of the country, with remarks upon their government, and the interest of the English and French in their commerce. Also a dialogue between the author and a general of the savages, giving a full view of the religion and strange opinions of those people : with an account of the author's retreat to Portugal and Denmark and his remarks on those courts. To which is added, a dictionary of the Algonkine language, which is generally spoke in North-America : illustrated with twenty three mapps and cutts, Written in French by the Baron Lahontan, lord lievtenant of the French colony at Placentia in Newfoundland, now in England. Done into English, in two volumes. A great part of which never printed in the original
Link
https://archive.org/details/newvoyagestonort11703laho
Publication
Note
  • Translation of: Nouveaux voyages de Mr. le baron de Lahontan dans l'Amerique septentrionale
  • Vol. 2 has title: New voyages to North-America. Giving a full account of the customs, commerce, religion, and strange opinions of the savages of that country. With political remarks upon the courts of Portugal and Denmark, and the present state of the commerce of those countries ..
  • "The engravings are by H. Moll"--Sabin
  • Title pages with double-rule borders
  • Pagination of each v.: v. 1. [24], 280 p., [12] leaves of plates; v. 2. [2], 302, [16] p. (final p. is blank), [11] leaves of plates
  • Includes index at end of v. 2
  • Errata in v. 1, p. [24] (1st group)
  • Publisher's advertisement on p. [1] (3rd group) of v. 2
Contents
v. 1. Some new voyages to North-America (letters I-XXV). Memoirs of North-America. A table explaining some terms made use of in both volumes -- v. 2. A discourse of the habit, houses, complexion and temperament of the savages of North-America. A conference or dialogue between the author and Adario, a noted man among the savages. An appendix, containing some new voyages to Portugal and Denmark. A short dictionary of the most universal language of the savages. Index
Extent
1 online resource (2 v., [23] leaves of plates (some folded)
Form of item
online
Note
  • SCNHRB copy (v. 1, 39088010327427; v. 2, 39088010327328) imperfect?: frontispiece to v. 2 (mentioned in Sabin) wanting? Twenty-three plates, as mentioned on t.p., are present.
  • SCNHRB copy has stamp on verso of t.p.: Bureau of Ethnology Library, 1890; accession nos. 1490-1491.
  • SCNHRB copy has later red half-leather binding with faux marbled paper boards; gilt-tooled spine; faux marbled endpapers; and marbled edges.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps)
Specific material designation
remote

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