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Title

  • Nouveaux voyages aux Indes Occidentales : contenant une relation des differens peuples qui habitent les environs du grand fleuve Saint-Louis, appellé vulgairement le Mississipi : leur religion, leur gouvernement, leurs mœurs, leurs guerres & leur commerce

Names

  • Bossu, M., 1720-1792.
  • Saint-Aubin, Gabriel Jacques de, 1724-1780, illustrator.
  • Beurlier, Charles, engraver.
  • Le Jay, Edme-Jean, active 18th century, bookseller.
  • Force, Peter, 1790-1868, former owner.
  • Jefferson Exhibit Collection (Library of Congress)
  • Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • A Paris : Chez Le Jay ..., MDCCLXVIII [1768]

Headings

  • -  Louisiana--Description and travel--Early works to 1800
  • -  Indians of North America--Mississippi River Valley--Early works to 1800
  • -  Indians of North America--Southern States--Early works to 1800
  • -  Haiti--Description and travel--Early works to 1800
  • -  France--Paris

Notes

  • -  The author's observations during his first two visits to the country, 1751-1757 and 1757-1762.
  • -  Vol. 1: xx, 244 p., [2] leaves of plates; v. 2: [4], 264 p., [2] leaves of plates.
  • -  Sowerby, E.M. Catalogue of the Library of Thomas Jefferson, 3989
  • -  Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 1662
  • -  The engraved plates are after designs by Gabriel de Saint-Aubin.
  • -  Bookseller's catalogue: v. 2, p. 256-264.
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
  • -  LC copy forms part of the Jefferson Exhibit Collection. With the Force collection bookplate. Bound into 1 v. Imperfect: wanting v. 1 half title.
  • -  LC copy has the ink stamps of Dana's Circulating Library, Providence.
  • -  F372.B72 Copy 1 transferred from the general rare book collection to the Jefferson Exhibit Collection. F372.B72 Copy 2 not seen by cataloger. Copy 1 in poor condition. he04 2019-06-04
  • -  LAC snh 2019-07-12 no edits (2 card)
  • -  LAC ddw 2022-03-22 update (1 card)

Medium

  • 2 v. : ill. (engravings) 17 cm (12mo)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • F372 .B72
  • F372 .B72 Copy 2 Bound into 1 v. First (etched) states, signed by Gabriel de Saint-Aubin accompany the engraved plates.

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 01021539

Online Format

  • image
  • pdf
  • online text

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IIIF Presentation Manifest

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Chicago citation style:

Bossu, M, Gabriel Jacques De Saint-Aubin, Charles Beurlier, Edme-Jean Le Jay, Peter Force, Jefferson Exhibit Collection, and Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection. Nouveaux voyages aux Indes Occidentales: contenant une relation des differens peuples qui habitent les environs du grand fleuve Saint-Louis, appellé vulgairement le Mississipi: leur religion, leur gouvernement, leurs mœurs, leurs guerres & leur commerce. [A Paris: Chez Le Jay ..., MDCCLXVIII, 1768] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/01021539/.

APA citation style:

Bossu, M., Saint-Aubin, G. J. D., Beurlier, C., Le Jay, E., Force, P., Jefferson Exhibit Collection & Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection. (1768) Nouveaux voyages aux Indes Occidentales: contenant une relation des differens peuples qui habitent les environs du grand fleuve Saint-Louis, appellé vulgairement le Mississipi: leur religion, leur gouvernement, leurs mœurs, leurs guerres & leur commerce. [A Paris: Chez Le Jay ..., MDCCLXVIII] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/01021539/.

MLA citation style:

Bossu, M, et al. Nouveaux voyages aux Indes Occidentales: contenant une relation des differens peuples qui habitent les environs du grand fleuve Saint-Louis, appellé vulgairement le Mississipi: leur religion, leur gouvernement, leurs mœurs, leurs guerres & leur commerce. [A Paris: Chez Le Jay ..., MDCCLXVIII, 1768] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/01021539/>.