HENNEPIN, Louis (1640-1705). Nouveau Voyage d'un Pais Plus Grande que L'Europe. Utrecht: Chez Ernestus Voskuyl, 1698.

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12mo. (5 ¾ x 3 ¼ in.; 14.6 x 8.2 cm.). Title-page printed in red and black, one engraved folding map and 4 engraved folding plates; title-page has been re-margined, one or two short marginal tears to maps, not affecting image.  Contemporary vellum over thin paste-board; new endpapers. 


FIRST EDITION AND AN UNCOMMON COPY with the imprint “Utrect, chez Ernestus Voskuyl” instead of the more common imprint of “chez Antoine Schouten” (Church 774).  A continuation of Hennepin's Nouvelle Decouverte of the previous year, it comprises materials about La Salle taken from Chrétien Le Clercq's "Etablissement de la foy dans la Nouvelle France" (Paris, 1691) and the description of the Indians which had first appeared in Hennepin's own "Description de la Louisiane" (Paris, 1683).     # 72lib158