Vieux Papiers du Temps des Isles. Ornés d'images d'autrefois et de seize dessins par Jean Kerhor. Avec une préface de Jean Brunhes.

Paris: Société d'Éditions Géographiques, Maritimes er Coloniales, 1925.

Kerhor, Jean. Illustrated with 16 headpieces by Jean Kerhor, numerous plates from early engravings. 188, [4] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Three quarter turquoise morocco, spine gilt, preserving original wrappers. Bookplates. Fine. Item #35978

Attractively bound copy of this miscellany of articles on French overseas expansion during the seventeenth and eighttenth centuries. Subjects include the pirate colony of New Normandie in the Caribbean; the pirate Dulaien; the exploration of the Marquesas; the last of the Natchez Indians in Louisiana; a French embassy to the court of the Moghuls; a French adviser to the Emperor of Siam; the Jesuits at the Cape of Good Hope; the colonial ideas of Louis XIV; a naval raid on the coast of West Africa; and several others.

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