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Fur Trader The Story of Alexander Henry

By: Ferguson, Robert D.; Douglas Sneyd (illustrator)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15080

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket

Dust jacket is chipped and scuffed with light creasing, light soil to book ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A bright, solid book ; Great Stories of Canada No. 23; B&W Illustrations; 0.9 x 8.5 x 5.6 Inches; 159 pages; Alexander Henry (the older) was one of the first 'English' fur traders to adventure into the former French territory after the fall of New France. He began in 1760 to trade with the Indians, was caught up in the fury of Pontiac's war, survived the massacre at Fort Michilimackinac. He traveled as far the Saskatchewan River during his adventures. View more info