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Dix Ans Sur La Cote Du Pacifique Par Un Missionaire Canadien En Faveur Dune Bonne Oeuvre by  Francois Xavier Blanchet

Dix Ans Sur La Cote Du Pacifique Par Un Missionaire Canadien En Faveur Dune Bonne Oeuvre

by Francois Xavier Blanchet

6 1/4" x 4 1/4" in original stamped brown cloth. 100pp. Howes B512: "Ascribed also to Jean B.A. Brouillet; Blanchet, nephew of Bishop Blanchet, went to Oregon in 1863." Decker 303: "Blanchet was a nephew of Mgr. Norbert Blanchet. He arrived in Oregon, July 24, 1863, and was stationed at Jacksonville, Ore. until 1888. He died in Portland in 1906. This work relates to the climate, productions, the state of religion, etc." Not in Cowan, Eberstadt, Siebert Sale, Lande or Peel. Rare. Relates information on the climate, production, and the state of religion in Southern Oregon and the California border region. Also includes some account of the Mormons after making an overland trip eastward through Utah. Library stamp to title page, front free fly leaf, and with library label attached to front paste-down sheet along with light wear to the corners of the boards and spine. Very good.

Inventory Number: 41872

$795.00