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Mackenzie, Alexander
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
GF Hopkins, New York, 1802. Octavo; VG-; ix,94, 296 pages with folding frontispiece map (now backed by linen); Original brown leather boards with repaired spine; Gilt lettering and designs on spine; Scuffing to edges of boards, some bumping and fraying to the corners; Spine is rubbed but title on spine is legible ("Mackenzy's Travels" [sic]); Two bookplates on front pastedown (Bonnycastle Robinson & CLF Robinson); Previous owner's name in ink on title page; Some spotting/foxing throughout including map; Original frontispiece map is intact and backed by linen; PS Consignment; Shelved in Case 9. Sir Alexander Mackenzie was a Scottish explorer most famous for making the first east to west crossing of North America north of Mexico, preceding Lewis and Clarke by 12 years. 1324680. Shelved Dupont Bookstore. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Second Story Books, ABAA [Rockville, MD, U.S.A.]

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