Les singularitez de la France antarctique ...

Les singularitez de la France antarctique ... - title page

This title contains chapters devoted to the appearance, clothing, customs and ways of life of native peoples in Canada. Cosmographer to the French Royal Court, Thevet is considered to be more of a compiler than an explorer. He gathered together descriptions of native peoples in Canada from Jacques Cartier and other sources. The woodcut on page 148 (see below), depicts hunting practices and shows natives wearing snowshoes.

Les singularitez de la France antarctique ...
André Thevet, 1502-1590
Anvers: C. Plantin, printer, 1558

Les singularitez de la France antarctique ... - page 148

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