The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents. Travels and Explorations of the Jesuit Missionaries In New France, 1610-1791. The Original French, Latin, and Italian Texts, With English Translations and Notes
Cleveland: Burrows Brothers, 1896-1901.
Hardcover. Good. Complete set of 73 volumes in original publisher's cloth, illustrated with maps, views, portraits, and facsimiles. A total of 750 numbered sets were issued. This is a married set, with 69 volumes being from set 250, and four volumes from set 187. All are ex-libary, with the majority having call numbers on spines, ink stamp and bookplate on front endpapers, card pockets removed from rear pastedowns. Each of the four volumes from set 187 has evidence of removal of a spine label, a few library-related pencil notations, and a blank sheet pasted over the front pastedown. Fraying to spine ends on some volumes. Text pages very clean, bindings tight and sound. Additional shipping charges will be requested. Howes J-107: "A monumental editorial achievement. Contains all reports, official and unofficial, made by members of this missionary order, on their activities in North America from 1601 to 1791. In all, 238 pieces are given in their original French, Latin and Italian texts, with English translations."