A New Discovery Of A Vast Country in America by Louis Hennapin

Regular price $10,000.00

London: Printed for M. Bentley, J. Tonson, H. Bonwick, T. Goodwin and S. Manship, 1698. Hardcover, 12mo (7 1/2" tall) First English edition with engraved frontis, two large engraved maps and six folded engraved plates.  Solid, tight copy in 19th century calf binding. Text is in Like New condition with no foxing, stains or tears. Gilt on all edges, morocco end papers and decorative spine with gilt and five raised bands. Top of spine has some wear (see photo). Provenance: Sotheby Parke- Bernet Galleries 1970's or 1980's by a collector who has owned since the purchase. Slipcase included.