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MILTON, William Fitzwilliam & Walter Butler CHEADLE.
The North-West passage by land. Being the narrative of an expedition from the Atlantic to the Pacific, undertaken with the view of exploration a route across the continent to British Columbia through British territory, by one of the northern passes in the Rocky Mountains.
London, Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, (1867).Original green pictorial cloth gilt, spine lettered in gilt. With folding map and 8 engraved plates. XXIV,394 pp.Seventh edition, first published in 1865. - 'A lively narrative of a sporting trip from England across Canada and return from British Columbia by sea, June, 1862 - March, 1864. This work achieved considerable popularity and drew attention to the agricultural, and mining possibilities of the Canadian West' (TPL 4340). - A fine copy.Sabin 24631; Wagner & Camp 420.
Bookseller: Gert Jan BESTEBREURTJE [Netherlands]
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