Item #23469 Joutel's Journal of La Salle's Last Voyage. Henri Joutel.
Joutel's Journal of La Salle's Last Voyage
Joutel's Journal of La Salle's Last Voyage

Joutel's Journal of La Salle's Last Voyage

Chicago: The Caxton Club, 1896.

Hardcover. Very good. Subtitle: "A reprint (page for page and line for line) of the first English translation, Londin, 1714; with the map of the original French edition Paris, 1713, in facsimile; and Notes by Melville B. Anderson." 229pp, folding map. One of 203 copies issued, in publisher’s original binding of quarter vellum over grey paper boards, gilt spine title, with map in rear pocket. Boards show some light dust soiling and toning, corners rubbed, internally sound and clean. Howes J-266: “Most reliable eye-witness accunt of La Salle’s two-years’ wanderings in Texas. The map, based on La Salle’s Mississippi explorations, was the first accurate delineation of that river.” Jenkins BTB 114G: "Joutel, an eyewitness, provides the best account of LaSalle in Texas." Graff 2253, Clark Old South I, 14.

Item #23469

Price: $175.00

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