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Travels of the Jesuits, into Various Parts of the World, Compiled from their Letters. Now first attempted in English

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Travels of the Jesuits, into Various Parts of the World, Compiled from their Letters. Now first attempted in English

by John Lockman

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Printed for John Noon 1743 London, 1743 Very good bound in lether with gilt lettering to spine First Edition Hardbound Octavo 2 Volumes Lacks maps and plate, Errata and 2 add pages. Old calf rebacked. An abridged translation of the first ten volumes of LETTRES EDIFIANTES, including Piccolo's description of the California missions; particulars of the missions in Mexico, Peru, and Hudson Bay; and Barrera's ABODE AMONG THE MOXOS AND CHIRIGUANOS OF SOUTH AMERICA. "A work so entertaining and curious, that it has been translated into most of the languages of Europe" - Cox. 1st Edition. Hardcover.

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Bookseller Inventory #
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Title
Travels of the Jesuits, into Various Parts of the World, Compiled from their Letters. Now first attempted in English
Author
John Lockman
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Printed for John Noon 1743 London
Date published
1743
Bookseller catalogs
Voyages and Discovery;
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rebacked
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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
plate
Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,...[more]
calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding.  Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat...[more]
First Edition
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errata
Errata: aka Errata Slip A piece of paper either laid in to the book correcting errors found in the printed text after being...[more]
octavo
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