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Notes of a Twenty-Five Years' Service in the Hudson's Bay Territory.
London. Richard Bentley. 1849. - 19cm, the first edition, 2 volumes in One, xii,[-13],308 & vii,[-9],328pp., with 1 colour litho plate (extra illustrated), half title in vol 1, in contemporary crimson morocco rebacked, blind ruled raised bands, gilt centre panel decorations, gilt spine titles, marbled boards, wear on the board edges, text slightly tanned else a very good copy. T.P.L. 2729. Lande 1322. Morgan p271. Peel 129. Sabin 43514. Strathern 346. Graff 2640. Smith 6418. McLean served the Hudson's Bay Company in the Ottawa valley, the North West, on the Pacific coast, Hudson Bay and in the Labrador between 1821 and 1845. He was the first white man to traverse the entire Labrador Peninsula, and in so doing he discovered the Grand Falls of the Northwest River. His narrative "one of the classics of wilderness travel", is also an authentic record of the H.B.C. activities after its union with the Northwest Company. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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