New York: Paragon House, 1991. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 250 pages. 8vo, white boards with green spine, dust wrapper. New York: Paragon House, (1991). A good copy -- probably ex-library -- with rear endpaper removed, tape stains on boards from where dust wrapper was once fixed, heavy black ink mark on bottom edges. still a good redable copy, with foxing on page edges.
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London: John Murray, 1836. Illustrated with a large folding map, 16 engraved plates, some text illustrations. x, , 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. 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.....
Paris: Hachette, 1868. Translated by Gustave Masson. Illustrated with 30 wood engravings and 2 maps (one folding). Title page torn, not affecting the text. 512 pages,scattered foxing, tall 8vo, full tree calf, red leather spine labels (top corner of spine chipped). Paris: Hachette, 1868. Very good (+).
London: John Richardson, 1832. Frontispiece + large folding map hand-colored in outline, one other engraved illustration (illustrations are slightly foxed) and chart. 260 pages. 8vo, 3/4 contemporary calf, marbled boards (spine darkened; joints mended and hinges reinforced, covers rubbed). London: John Richardson, 1832. A very good(-) copy.. Fantastic fold out map by John Arrowsmith with hand coloring. Minor wear to original folds, a few tears.
Syracuse: Syracuse University, 1988. Translated and Edited by Charles T. Gehring and William A. Starna. Wordlist and linguistic Notes by Gunther Michelson. Illustrated. xxv + 77 pages, thin 8vo, black cloth, d.w.; small bump to upper rear edge. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, (1988). Some minor neat penciling in margins, still a near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper.
New York: St. Martin's, 2004. Illustrated in black and white throughout. 254 pages. 8vo, black boards, dust wrapper. New York: St. Martin's, (2004). A very good(+) copy, clean except for jottings on back free end paper, in a poor dust wrapper, water damage along bottom edge and back cover. A rare mix of compelling history and classic adventure story. Brimming with tales of ships, sailors, and baffling bureaucracy.
London: Edward Arnold, 1927. Frontispiece. 17 black and white photo illustrations, 296pp., 8vo, original burgundy cloth. London: Edward Arnold & Co., 1927. Second Impression. Very good (+). This work is largely taken from the author's diaries and notes compiled while observing wild animals as a Forest Service worker in India.
London: James Bohn, 1834. Illustrated with 11 lithographed plates and folding map at rear. 2 volumes in one. viii, 472, xxxiv, (2), (2), 238 pages. Thick 8vo, handsomely bound in full contemporary brown calf with ornately gilt borders on covers and spine; marbled endpapers and pages edges. London: James Bohn, 1834. First edition. Ex-library copy with small blue stamps from"Relations Department" on halftitle, title and back of map; removed pocket at rear and inked numerals on spine. Light scattered toning.....
New York: Putnam, 1929. With 60 illustrations and a map. xv, 281 pages. Thick 8vo, gilt-lettered red cloth (spine lightly sunned and a touch worn at ends). New York: G.P. Putnam's, 1929. Second impression. Lacking the front free endpaper and paper hinge re-glued, else a very good(+) solid copy. "Approved by the Boone & Crockett Club"