THE WILD NORTH LAND: Being the Story of a Winter…

THE WILD NORTH LAND: Being the Story of a Winter Journey, with Dogs, Across Northern North America. With Illustrations and Route Map. Seventh Edition. by BUTLER, William Francis, < >

THE WILD NORTH LAND: Being the Story of a Winter Journey, with Dogs, Across Northern North America. With Illustrations and Route Map. Seventh Edition.

London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1878. 7th printing. Octavo, original brown pictorial cloth stamped in black, gilt and blind, black endpapers. pp (xii), 358, [2] + colour folding map at page 1 + 15 plates. LACKING the frontispiece portrait. Inner hinges very neatly repaired with coloured rice paper; occasional tan soil spots in text; else a VG+ bright, tight and unworn copy. 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. First published 1873, it is a travel classic of Western Canada. Peel 356. "A journey to Lake Athabasca, and to the Pacific via the Peace River in 1872-73."; Octavo

Book ID: 55323
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