The History of Paraguay – Containing Amongst Many Other New, Curious, and Interesting Particulars of the Country, A Full and Authentic Account of The Establishments Formed There by the Jesuits, From Among the Savage Natives, In the very Centre of Barbarism: Establishments Allowed to have realized the Sublime Ideas of Fenelon, Sir Thomas Moore, and Plato.

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Octavo, 2 volumes, vii, 463pp, viii, 415pp. Gilt titles on spine, red leather spine labels, raised bands. Full morocco leather. Joints cracked and evidence of tape repair in past. Library catalogue marking on Vol. 1 spine. Bookplate on front end paper of both copies.
Comments: Charlevoix was a French Jesuit priest who traveled the world. He is considered the first historian of “New France,” which included vast tracts of Canada and Michigan. Provenance: from the Wisconsin Conservatory Library.

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Location Published

London

Publisher

Lockyer Davis

Edition

First English Language Edition

Date Published

1769

ISBN
Binding

Full leather

Condition

Good

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Author

Charlevoix, Pierre Fran?ois Xavier de