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Travels & Adventures in Canada and the Indian Territories Between the Years 1760 and 1776 Parts I & II

By: Henry, Alexander

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, M. G. Hurtig: 1969

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 17598

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light edge wear to dust jacket ; A tight solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 347 pages; Originally published in 1809, this facsimile edition presents Alexander Henry's journal in a new light with an introduction by Lewis G. Thomas. Henry, a fur trader was one of the independents who challenged the monopoly of the Hudson's Bay Company in the trade. He extended his journeys from the East to the Saskatchewan Valley. View more info

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Voyageur Across the Rocky Mountains in a Birchbark Canoe

By: Twigger, Robert

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2006

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19050

ISBN: 0297829815

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; Colour photographs; 8.6 X 5.7 X 1.7 inches; 288 pages; "Fifteen years before Lewis and Clark, Scotsman Alexander Mackenzie, looking to open up a trade route, set out from Lake Athabasca in central Northern Canada in search of the Pacific Ocean. Mackenzie travelled by bark canoe and had a cache of rum and a crew of Canadian voyageurs, hard-living backwoodsmen, for company. Two centuries later, Robert Twigger decides to follow in Mackenzie's wake. He too travels the traditional way, having painstakingly built a canoe f... View more info