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Carneige, James, Sir.]
Saskatchewan and the Rocky Mountains: a diary and narrative of travel, sport, and adventure, during a journey through the Hudson's Bay Company's territories, in 1859 and 1860. By the Earl of Southesk
Edmonston and Douglas, Edinburgh, 1875. First edition, first issue (without the half-title); 8vo, pp. [3], viii-xxviii, 448; 2 folding maps printed 3 colors, 7 wood-engraved plates, 5 lithographic facsimiles, plus other illustrations in the text; original blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine; hinges cracked, spine ends chipped and cracked, the whole a little shaken, lending library label removed from upper cover, ex-Northern Pacific Railway Co. Library with small rubberstamp on the flyleaf and a small accession label at the base of the spine, but no other markings; a good copy of a not-so-common book. Based on a "carefully-kept journal, for the most part noted down evening by evening over the camp fire, and none of it written, save a sentence or two, at intervals of more than a few days after the occurences it relates" (Preface). Sabin 88549; Graff 588; TPL 4019 (citing the second issue). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB) [St. Paul, MN, U.S.A.]
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