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THE CODEX CANADENSIS AND THE WRITINGS OF LOUIS NICOLAS: THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE NEW WORLD/HISTOIRE NATURELLE DES INDES OCCIDENTALES. Ed. by Francois-Marc Gagnon. McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal, 2012. McGill-Queen's/Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation Studies in Art History, 5. Published in association with Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa. 576 pp. with 139 ills. (85 col.). 32 x 22 cm. ISBN 9780773538764 In English with a transcription of the original text in modern French.
This massive volume reproduces all the wildlife illustrations contained in the Codex canadensis, a manuscript attributed to Louis Nicolas, a French Jesuit priest who traveled throughout Canada between 1664 and 1675 in an effort to document the flora, fauna and Aboriginal life of the New World, while providing a new English translation and a modernized French version of the text.
Artist(s):Nicolas, Luois
Indexing: Western, Europe — France — 1600-1800 — Drawing and Watercolor — Books/Illustration/Printing
Plans: 71,75,68
Worldwide Number: 076882
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