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.....
London: Macmillan, 1874. Illustrated with 25 black & white plates, 2 maps, 413pp. + 56 pages of sdvertisements. Small thick 8vo, original green cloth with gilt-lettered spine (significant reapairs at spine ends). London: Macmillan and Co., 1874. New Edition. A good copy. Newspaper clippings form 1916 on inside front over and fly-leaf & a signature from 1877.
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 (+).
Frontispiece + large folding map hand-colored in outline, one other engraved illustration (illustrations are slightly foxed) and chart. 260pp., 8vo, 3/4 contemporary calf, marbled boards; (hinges reinforced, covers rubbed). London: John Richardson, 1832. Very good. Fantastic fold out map by John Arrowsmith with hand coloring. Minor wear to original folds, a few tears.
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.....
London: George Philip & Son, 1885. Numerous black & white illustrations, many with tissue guards, some folding and a large folding map in rear pocket. 569pp. Thick 8vo, blue cloth, decoratively gilt spine (hinges strengthened and top & bottom of spine worn). London: George Philip & Son, 1885. A new edition, with new and original matter and corrected map. A very good copy, internally near fine. Previous owner's bookplate.