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VOYAGE DE LA FRANCE EQUINOXIALE EN L'ISLE DE CAYENNE, ENTREPRIS PAR LES FRANÇOIS EN L'ANNÉE M.DC.LII
Paris. 1664.. [24],432pp. Small quarto. Later vellum. Some foxing and browning, especially affecting title-leaf and late leaves, else very good. One of the primary sources for the French ventures in Guiana. Biet was a French priest who went to the West Indies in 1652. The work is divided into three sections. The first part describes his voyage out, the second part describes events at the colony for the next fifteen months, and the third part provides a description of the country and the Indians. The author also made a short journey to Barbados, Martinique, and Guadeloupe, and offers some useful information about those regions. The work contains a vocabulary of the Caribbee Indian language. CROUSE, FRENCH PIONEERS IN THE WEST INDIES, p.273. SABIN 5269. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 664/15. LeCLERC 165. HANDLER, BARBADOS HISTORY, p.5. MAGGS BIBLIOTHECA AMERICANA V:4336.
      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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