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
First English ed. Shea's no. 1, with t.p. of his no. 2. Cf. Shea, Descr. of Louisiana, 1880, p. 392.
"A continuation" with special t.p. (, , 178 p.) is bound after p. 355, with catchword on p. 178 "An account" referring to "An account of several new discoveries in North-America" (p. -355) which is bound after p. 299 (p.  being blank but included in pagination).
[Part 1] is a translation of the "Nouvelle découverte"; [pt.2] of "Nouveau voyage", with special t.p. and pagination: A continuation of the new discovery of a vast country in America, extending above four thousand miles, between New France and New Mexico; ... by L. Hennepin ... London : Printed in the year 1698.
Appended [?] to part 2: Joliet's account with half-title "An account of several new discoveries in North-America": p. -306; "An account of M. la Salle's voyage to the river Mississippi ...": p. 307-317; "A discovery of some new countries and nations in the Northern-America / by Father Marquette", etc.: p. 318-355.
Engraved half-title: A new discovery of a large country in America by Father Lewis Hennepin.
The information below has been drawn from sources outside of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries. In most instances, the information will be from sources that have not been peer reviewed by scholarly or research communities. Please report cases in which the information is inaccurate through the Contact Us link below.