The Resource A new discovery of a vast country in America : extending above four thousand miles, between New France and New Mexico : with a description of the great lakes, cataracts, rivers, plants, and animals : also, the manners, customs, and languages, of the several native Indians, and the advantage of commerce with those different nations : with a continuation, giving an account of the attempts of the sieur de la Salle upon the mines of St. Barbe, &c., the taking of Quebec by the English : with the advantages of a shorter cut to China and Japan : both parts illustrated with maps, and figures, and dedicated to His Majesty K. William, by L. Hennepin, now resident in Holland ; to which is added, several new discoveries in North-America, not publish'd in the French edition, (electronic resource)

A new discovery of a vast country in America : extending above four thousand miles, between New France and New Mexico : with a description of the great lakes, cataracts, rivers, plants, and animals : also, the manners, customs, and languages, of the several native Indians, and the advantage of commerce with those different nations : with a continuation, giving an account of the attempts of the sieur de la Salle upon the mines of St. Barbe, &c., the taking of Quebec by the English : with the advantages of a shorter cut to China and Japan : both parts illustrated with maps, and figures, and dedicated to His Majesty K. William, by L. Hennepin, now resident in Holland ; to which is added, several new discoveries in North-America, not publish'd in the French edition, (electronic resource)

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A new discovery of a vast country in America : extending above four thousand miles, between New France and New Mexico : with a description of the great lakes, cataracts, rivers, plants, and animals : also, the manners, customs, and languages, of the several native Indians, and the advantage of commerce with those different nations : with a continuation, giving an account of the attempts of the sieur de la Salle upon the mines of St. Barbe, &c., the taking of Quebec by the English : with the advantages of a shorter cut to China and Japan : both parts illustrated with maps, and figures, and dedicated to His Majesty K. William
Title
A new discovery of a vast country in America
Title remainder
extending above four thousand miles, between New France and New Mexico : with a description of the great lakes, cataracts, rivers, plants, and animals : also, the manners, customs, and languages, of the several native Indians, and the advantage of commerce with those different nations : with a continuation, giving an account of the attempts of the sieur de la Salle upon the mines of St. Barbe, &c., the taking of Quebec by the English : with the advantages of a shorter cut to China and Japan : both parts illustrated with maps, and figures, and dedicated to His Majesty K. William
Statement of responsibility
by L. Hennepin, now resident in Holland ; to which is added, several new discoveries in North-America, not publish'd in the French edition
Title variation
  • New discovery of a country greater than Europe, situated in America, betwixt New-Mexico and the Frozen-Sea
  • New discovery of a large country in America
  • Continuation of The new discovery of a vast country in America
  • New discovery of several countries in America
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
UkMbAM-D
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active 17th century
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Hennepin, Louis
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Location of originals duplicates
Edward E. Ayer Collection, Newberry Library
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  • 1645-1700
  • 1637-1675
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  • Joliet, Louis
  • Marquette, Jacques
  • Edward E. Ayer Collection (Newberry Library)
  • Adam Matthew Digital (Firm)
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  • New France
  • Mississippi River Valley
  • Indians of North America
  • Great Lakes (North America)
  • Québec (Québec)
  • Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.)
  • La Salle, Robert Cavelier
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A new discovery of a vast country in America : extending above four thousand miles, between New France and New Mexico : with a description of the great lakes, cataracts, rivers, plants, and animals : also, the manners, customs, and languages, of the several native Indians, and the advantage of commerce with those different nations : with a continuation, giving an account of the attempts of the sieur de la Salle upon the mines of St. Barbe, &c., the taking of Quebec by the English : with the advantages of a shorter cut to China and Japan : both parts illustrated with maps, and figures, and dedicated to His Majesty K. William, by L. Hennepin, now resident in Holland ; to which is added, several new discoveries in North-America, not publish'd in the French edition, (electronic resource)
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http://www.aihc.amdigital.co.uk/Documents/Details/Ayer_123_H5_1698e
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Publication
Note
  • Engraved half title: A new discovery of a large country in America by Father Lewis Hennepin
  • Part [2] has separate t.p.: A continuation of The new discovery of a vast country in America ..
  • "Account of several new discoveries in North-America" (Pt. [2], p. 185-228) includes: Joliet's account of New France; An account of M. La Salles voyage to the river Mississippi : directed to Count Frontenac, governor of New-France; A discovery of some new countries and nations in the northern America, by Father Marquette; Some account of La Salle's later discoveries and death
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
black and white
Dimensions
20 cm. (8vo)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
[23], 243, [33], 228 p., [9] leaves of plates (7 folded)
File format
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill., 2 maps
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unknown
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unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
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A new discovery of a vast country in America : extending above four thousand miles, between New France and New Mexico : with a description of the great lakes, cataracts, rivers, plants, and animals : also, the manners, customs, and languages, of the several native Indians, and the advantage of commerce with those different nations : with a continuation, giving an account of the attempts of the sieur de la Salle upon the mines of St. Barbe, &c., the taking of Quebec by the English : with the advantages of a shorter cut to China and Japan : both parts illustrated with maps, and figures, and dedicated to His Majesty K. William, by L. Hennepin, now resident in Holland ; to which is added, several new discoveries in North-America, not publish'd in the French edition, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.aihc.amdigital.co.uk/Documents/Details/Ayer_123_H5_1698e
Publication
Note
  • Engraved half title: A new discovery of a large country in America by Father Lewis Hennepin
  • Part [2] has separate t.p.: A continuation of The new discovery of a vast country in America ..
  • "Account of several new discoveries in North-America" (Pt. [2], p. 185-228) includes: Joliet's account of New France; An account of M. La Salles voyage to the river Mississippi : directed to Count Frontenac, governor of New-France; A discovery of some new countries and nations in the northern America, by Father Marquette; Some account of La Salle's later discoveries and death
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
black and white
Dimensions
20 cm. (8vo)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
[23], 243, [33], 228 p., [9] leaves of plates (7 folded)
File format
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill., 2 maps
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote

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