GILL, ERIC

£500.00

The Travels and Sufferings of Father Jean De Brebeuf among the Hurons of Canada

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London: Golden Cockerel Press, 1938.

Edited and Translated from the French and Latin by Theodore Besterman. Number 258 of 300 copies printed in Bembo type on Arnold mould-made paper. Small folio. 12.5 X 7.5 ins. 197 pp. Quarter bound in red canvas with black linen covered boards. Gilt title on black morocco spine label. Endpapers printed with map of Huron Country. Double title page with lettering and illustration engraved on wood by Eric Gill. “Gill never designed a finer title page and this is a narrative which fiction cannot beat.” (Pertelote 136) A fine copy.

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