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Travels through Canada, and the United States of North America, in the years 1806, 1807, & 1808. To whichis added, biographical notices and anecdotes of some of the leadingcharacters in the United States. Third Edition, Corrected andImproved.
London. Printed for Cradock and Joy; and, Edinburgh,Doig and Stirling; and Dublin, M. Keene. 1813. London. Printed for Cradock and Joy; and, Edinburgh,Doig and Stirling; and Dublin, M. Keene. 1813.. Hardcover. Book 8vo. 21.5cm,Second Edition, corrected and improved. in 2 volumes, xxxiv,544 &viii,532pp., with large engraved colour folding map, 1 engravedchart, and 16 colour aquatint plates, (The map, the chart of Quebecand the six costume plates are hand-coloured in full; the ten viewplates are in sepia), in contemporary half tan calf, gilt ruledraised bands, gilt device decorations & titles in the panels,marbled boards and endpapers, usual transfer on the plates, somewear on the edges and hinges (inner hinges sound), a very good tofine set with an important provenance. (cgc) Provenance: From thelibrary of Hon. L.R. Masson, with his name on the title page ofboth volumes, and small paper library number (788) at the top ofthe spine, on volume one. [Louis-Rodrigue Masson, lawyer, militiaofficer, politician, and office holder; b. 6Nov.1833 inTerrebonne, Lower Canada. He published Les bourgeois de laCompagnie du Nord-Ouest: rcits de voyages, lettres et rapportsindits relatifs au Nord-Ouest canadien (2v., Qubec, 1889 90),which includes an historical sketch and notes on the documentsreproduced. The work was reprinted in 1960 by the Antiquarian PressLimited of New York, no doubt because of the importance of theprimary materials it contains. Several archives hold materialsrelating to Masson. A detailed list of these repositories alongwith published sources, newsp … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Patrick McGahern Books, Inc. (ABAC) [Canada]
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