Travels through the Canadas, containing a description of the picturesque scenery on some of the rivers and lakes;
with an account of the productions, commerce, and inhabitants of those provinces. To which is subjoined a comparative view of the manners and customs of several of the Indian nations of North and South America. /
by George Heriot, Esq. ...
|Main Creator:||Heriot, George, 1759-1839.|
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London : Printed for Richard Phillips, 6, New Bridge Street, Blackfriars by T. Gilles, Wild-Court, 1807.
Errata: page xii.
Includes Table of contents.
"Illustrated with a map and numerous engravings, from drawings made at the several places by the author."
Coloured map entitled: Map of the River St. Lawrence from its embouchure to its source to illustrate a picturesque description of the Canadas.
Thirty-two aquatints: G. Heriot, Esq. pinxt.; F.C. Lewis, sculp.: View of Quebec (taken from Point Levi); S.W. View of Pico; View of St. Paul's Bay, on the River St. Lawrence; Quebec from Cape Diamond; View of Quebec, from the Distillery at Beauport; Fall of Montmorenci; Fall of Montmorenci in Winter;View of Jeune Loretti, the village of the Hurons; nine miles north of Quebec; View of the falls of Chaudiere, nine miles West of Quebec; Fall of La Puce; View of the Lower Fall of La Puce; Ruins of Chateau Richer, with Cape Tourment; View of the Upper Lake St. Charles, near Quebec; View of the River Etchemin, near Quebec; New Bridge, on the River Jacques Cartier; City of Montreal (taken from the mountain) (engraved by Cartwright); Cascades of the St Lawrence; British Fort at Niagara (taken from the East Bank of the St. Lawrence; The Whirlpool of the St. Lawrence; View of the Falls of Niagara, from the bank near Birches' Mills; View of the Falls of Niagara, from beneath the bank on the Fort Slausser side; Fall of the Grande Chaudiere, on the Outaouais River; La danse Ronde, Circular dance of the Canadians (engraved by J.?); Minuets of the Canadians (engraved by J.?); Encapement of domiciliated Indians; Costume of domiciliated Indians of North America (Stadler, sculp.); Moose Deer of North America (17 hands high).
First chapter contains description of the Azores.
"Part second contains a minute description of the peculiarities of various nations of American aborigines, principally derived from other printed works."--Sabin.
"Vocabulary of the Algonquin tongue": pp. 579-599; "Indicative mood of the verb sakia, to love": pp. 599-600; "Numeration": pp. 601-602.
"In the press to be published in April and May 1807": page .
"Useful and valuable books ... by Richard Phillips": pages -8 (last sequence).
Includes bibliographical references.
Physical description: , iv-xii, , 2-602, , -8 pages,  leaves of plates (7 folded) : 32 illustrations (6 folded), 1 folded colour map ; 28 x 23 cm
Citations/References: Lande, L.M. Lawrence Lande Coll., 433
Citations/References: Sabin, 31489
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