Voyages from Montreal, on the River St. Laurence, through the Continent of North America, to the Frozen and Pacific Oceans; in the Years 1789 and 1793. With a Preliminary Account of the Rise, Progress, and Present State of the Fur Trade of that Country.

London: T. Cadell, 1801. First Edition. hardcover. Frontispiece portrait of Mackenzie. 3 large folding maps of the journeys. viii, cxxxii, 412, [2]pp. 4to, contemporary 3/4 calf, (some light foxing maps and portrait; offsetting of portrait unto t.p. and offsetting to first map, lacks labels, rubbed). London: Printed for T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies; Cobett and Morgan; and W. Creech, by R. Noble, 1801.

"Voyages is Mackenzie's journals of two expeditions, the first, June- Sept. 1789 from Fort Chipewyan on Lake Athabaska down the river, now called Mackenzie, to the Arctic, the first trip to the Arctic from the Canadian prairie. The second journal, Oct. 1792-Aug. 1793, includes a diary of his voyage from Fort Chipewyan over the Rocky Mountains by the Peace and Fraser Rivers to the Pacific, the first overland expedition to reach the Pacific, north of Mexico." Staton and Tremaine 658. Peel 22. Sabin 43414. Smith 6382. Wagner-Camp 1. Streeter Sale VI, 3653.

Price: $6,500.00

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