Wanderings of an Artist Among the Indians of North America; From Canada to Vancouver's Island and Oregon through the Hudson's Bay Company's Territory and Back Again

By: Kane, Paul

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Book Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows shelf wear, with small tears and light chipping. Some underlining and marking of text throughout the book. ; A tight solid book, Red cloth covered boards with gilt titles front & spine. DJ in Mylar. Foldout frontispiece with depictions of Kane as both a young and and middle age man. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 329 pages; This is a reproduction of a book published in 1859 and revised in 1925. "This fascinating work describes his journey of 1845 to the Sault Ste marie and Mackinaw regions, and his epic wanderings of 1846 to 1848 when he travelled from Toronto across the Canadian prairies to present-day Portland, Oregon and back. .. Paul Kane was one of Canada's first painters. His principal achievement was to produce a series of pictures showing the life of North American Indians. .. In 1846, in carrying out his plans to paint Indians, Kane became the first tourist to cross the Canadian West and the first tourist to cross the Canadian West and the first writer not connected with either the church or the fur trade to set down his observations of the natives and the country... (J.G. MacGregor intro to new edition)"

Title: Wanderings of an Artist Among the Indians of North America; From Canada to Vancouver's Island and Oregon through the Hudson's Bay Company's Territory and Back Again

Author Name: Kane, Paul

Illustrator: Illustrated by B&W Frontispiece

Categories: Native Studies, Exploration, Canada, Canadiana,

Edition: Facsimile

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, Hurtig: 1968

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket

Seller ID: 18024

Keywords: art Native studies Canada