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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
London: T. Cadell. Good. 1802. Second English Edition. Hardcover. A set of the second English edition of Mackenzie's voyages. Original three-quarter leather over marbled paper boards, with much rubbing of edges and board faces and bumped corners. The spine leather shows a few old pinhole bores. Bright gilt and green title labels on spine. Bindings tight, soil on edges, and foxing and some soil on pages. On the first blank endpaper in Volume I are notes about the maps and an old inscription. No maps are present in these volumes. The half title page is missing Volume 1, and the frontis portrait has offset onto the title page. Predating the Lewis and Clark expedition, Mackenzie's explorations provided invaluable information on the tribes, geography and fur trade of Western North America. Wagner-Camp 1: 2, Howes M 133, Sabin 43414. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall .
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