Paris: Maisonneuve et Co., Editeurs, 1871. , 123pp. Titlepage printed in red and black. Half title. Portrait. Original printed wrappers bound into modern green cloth, gilt leather spine label. Bookplate on rear pastedown, wrapper edges soiled. Occasional foxing and tanning. Good overall. Untrimmed and partially unopened. Item #WRCAM48652
A biography and brief account of La Salle's important explorations into North America by a respected authority in the field. Includes a useful bibliography of both printed and manuscript works about La Salle and his expedition. The portrait of La Salle is noted by Leclerc, but is apparently not found in all copies. LeCLERC 889. GRAFF 1624. GAGNON 1547.