Narrative of the Arctic Land Expedition to the Mouth of the Great Fish River, and Along the Shores of the Arctic Ocean, in the Years 1833, 1834, and 1835.

BACK, [George],Captain.

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Place Published: London
Publisher: John Murray
Date Published: 1836

Description: Illustrated with a large folding map, 16 engraved plates, some text illustrations. x, [2], 663pp., thick 8vo, 3/4 brown calf; (rubbed, corners bumped, light foxing on some pages and plate margins, full page inscription by previous owner on flyleaf). London: John Murray, 1836. Very good.

Comments: A fine source for both the early exploration of the far North as well as ethnology, includes details about Back's commerce with the Cree, Chippewa, and Coppermine Indians, and information relating to Arctic flora and fauna. Streeter Sale 3704. Sabin 2613. Wagner-Camp 58b.

Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 122377


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