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Carte qui contient la maniere, Niagara
The Hague, 1718. No binding. Very Good. Coloured. A good and dark impression. Decorative colours. VG+ condition. Size: 14.4 x 16.8 inches. 36.7 x 42.7 cm. A series of 12 engravings together with descriptive text, derived from the works of Lahontan and Hennepin., They illustrate the methods of the Indians hunting buffalo and similar animals, the Pipe of Peace, the dances in honour of important meetings or occasions, and the emblems of the various tribes, I.e. Outagamis apelles Renards: Pouteouatamis appelles Puants, Outchipoues appeles Sauteurs, Nadovessis appeles Scioux, Outaguas V. Nations, Huron, Ilinois, Oumamis. There is also a large inset of the Niagara Falls and a Buffalo. A fascinating item.
      [Bookseller: Lord Durham Rare Books Inc. (IOBA)]
Last Found On: 2013-01-08           Check availability:      IOBABooks    

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