THE WILD NORTH LAND: The Story of a Winter Journey with Dogs Across Northern North Americia
London: Burns and Oates, 1915. Later printing (first was in 1873). Octavo, black cloth stamped in white. pp (2), (xiv), 364 + double-page map at front + 14 plates; one illustration in tex. Book a bit leaned, with some spotting to covers; white spine illustration a bit flaked, white spine lettering flaked; light rubbing to spine ends and corners; good externally, VG clean, tight and unworn internally, no owner names. Sir William Francis Butler (1838-1910) was a British soldier who participated in Wolseley's Red River expedition of 1870, and who made several overland journeys in the Canadian North West. A travel classic of Western Canada.