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  • COX, Ross
    ADVENTURES ON THE COLUMBIA RIVER. Illustrated by Cleveland Rockwell and Others

    Edition: First of this edition

    Portland, Oregon: Binfords & Mort, no date (1957). Octavo, green cloth, endpapers illustrated in green. pp (vi), 105 + plates on text paper. Fine copy, no owner names. Pale green price-clipped dust jacket has some sunning, light soiling, light damp stains along spine; good. Extracts form the two volume, London, 1831, first edition. An important fur trade journal. Cox, a young Irishman, was up and down the Columbia River in 1812-17, working for Astor and then the North West Company.

    Condition: Book: Fine, Dust Jacket: Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 36193
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  • WALKER, (Alexander, 1764-1831).
    AN ACCOUNT OF A VOYAGE TO THE NORTH WEST COAST OF AMERICA IN 1785 & 1786. Edited by Robin Fisher and J.M. Bumsted.

    Vancouver / Seattle: Douglas & McIntyre / University of Washington Press, 1982. Octavo, black & tan boards, 319 pp. Fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has creased tears, light yellowing, minor soiling; good. First book publication of this manuscript at the National Library of Scotland. "Ensign Alexander Walker accompanied the fur-trading expedition of C.J.S. Strange, sailing from India to the Northwest Coast of North America just eight years after the voyage of Capt. James Cook. Calling at Indian settlements from Nootka to Prince William Sound, Walker spent more time with the Indians than Cook and kept a detailed journal..." - jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 19855
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  • ROSS, Eric
    BEYOND THE RIVER AND THE BAY: Some oberservations on the State of the Canadian Northwest in 1811 with a View to Providing the Intending Settler with an Intimate Knowledge of That Country

    Edition: First Edition

    University of Toronto Press, 1970. Yellow cloth. pp xiv, (192), [2] + 5 folding maps (4 are double-sided) in pouch at rear (complete)+ 5 plates (4 double-sided). Index. A very good clean, tight and unworn jacketless copy. A book about the fur trade in the Canadian Northwest in the early 19th century, based on an imaginary contemporary manuscript.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 42299
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  • NEWMAN, Peter C.
    CAESARS OF THE WILDERNESS. Company of Adventurers Volume II. (Limited Edition)

    Edition: First edition.

    Markham, Ontario: Viking, (1987). The limited issue. #201 of 1000 copies signed by the author, specially bound in dark grey imitation leather gilt lettered, all edges gilt, bound-in ribbon bookmark, endpaper maps, illustrations, dark grey slipcase. Fine in fine slipcase, no previous owner names. The second volume (of three) of Newman's history of The Hudson's Bay Company.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 18938
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  • NEWMAN, Peter C.
    Company of Adventurers. Volume 1

    Edition: First edition.

    Markham, Ontario: Viking, 1985. Blue boards, endpaper maps, illustrations, index. Owner blind stamp to half-title leaf, else fine. Jacket has moderate wear, VG otherwise. First volume of author's history of the Hudson's Bay Company. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45755
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  • Morantz, Toby
    Ethnohistoric Study of Eastern James Bay Cree Social Organiztion, 1700-1850

    Ottawa: National Museums of Canada, 1983. National Museum of Man, Mercury Series: Canadian Ethnology Service Paper No. 88. Quarto, card covers. pp 199. Two sketch maps in text. VG clean, tight and unworn copy, no owner names. A study of the effects of the fur trade on the Cree people of this region.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 42629
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  • COLE, Jean Murray
    EXILE IN THE WILDERNESS. The Biography of Chief Factor Archibald McDonald 1790-1853.

    Edition: First edition.

    Toronto: Burns & MacEachern, 1979. Octavo. Brown boards, endpaper maps. pp (xx), 268 + four double-sided plates. Fine in very nearly fine jacket. A biography drawn heavily from McDonald's own reports, letters and diaries. He was responsible for the well-being of all 94 members of Selkirk's ill-fated Red River settlement in Manitoba. Much on the Hudson's Bay Company, the fur trade, long canoe voyages through the Canadian North West.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 32562
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  • FLEMING, R. Harvey, editor
    MINUTES OF COUNCIL NORTHERN DEPARTMENT OF RUPERT LAND, 1821-31. With an Introduction by H.A. Innis

    Toronto: The Champlain Society, 1940. Tall thick octavo. Red crested cloth gilt, top edges gilt. pp [2], (lxxviii), 480 + ads + frontispiece with tissue guard, top edges gilt. #275 of an edition of 550 copies. Hudson Bay Company Series III. Spine lightly sunned and lightly spotted, with bruise at foot, corner crease to the tissue guard, else a fine copy, no owner names. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 29416
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  • PRYDE, Duncan
    NUNAGA: my land, my country

    Edmonton: Hurtig, 1971. Khaki cloth, colour endpaper maps. pp 285 + plates. Fine in jacket. Author's adventures living and fur trading in the high north among the Eskimos.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44653
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  • Kemp, Douglas, editor
    Papers read before the Historical and Scientific Society of Manitoba. Series III, Number 17, 1960-1961

    Winnipeg: The Society, 1964. 120 pp, stapled in card covers. Slight sunning to spine and edges, else fine. Printed revised table of contents tipped in. Articles on The Hutterians, fur trade, Manitoba history. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced, depending upon your location.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 29757
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  • SHIPLEY, Nan
    THE BLONDE VOYAGEUR

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Burns & MacEachern, 1971. Red boards. Rubber stamp of the Canadian Book Information Centre at front, lightl yellowing to page edges, else fine. Jacket has rubbing, VG otherwise. Set in Manitoba, an historical novel of the fur trade.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48891
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  • LAUT, Agnes C.
    THE CONQUEST OF THE GREAT NORTHWEST. Being the Story of the Adventurers of England Known as The Hudson's Bay Company. New Pages in the History of the Canadian Northwest and Western States

    New York: Moffat, Yard, 1911. First one volume edition (first was 1908, in two volumes). Green cloth. pp (xxii), (410); v-(x), 415 + 2 plates and 2 folding maps. Page edges yellowed, bookplate at front, page edges yellowed; VG otherwise. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Book: Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44890
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  • LAUT, Agnes C.
    THE CONQUEST OF THE GREAT NORTHWEST: Being the story of the Adventurers of England known as The Hudson's Bay Company. New Pages in the history of the Canadian Northwest and Western States (2 volumes)

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Outing, 1908. Two volumes, blue cloth gilt, dark blue top page edges, other edges rough trimmed. pp (xxii), 409 + addenda slip at p. xiii and numerous plates and maps, folding map at rear; (xii), 415 + plates and maps. Spines a bit sunned with gilt lettering dulled; private bookplate on front pastedowns; 22 April, 1909, ink gift inscription at front of Vol. I; Vol. II has a bruise to lower outer corner of front cover and front inner hinge neatly repaired with rice paper; else a VG clean and tight pair. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 29548
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  • MORICE, A.G., Rev.
    THE HISTORY OF THE NORTHERN INTERIOR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA

    Fairfield, WA: Ye Galleon Press, 1971. Facsimile reprint, with added material at front, of the Toronto, 1904, first edition. Tall octav, light blue cloth, illustrated endpapers. pp (xxiv), 368 + 1 folding map and 1 folding map in pouch at rear +25 photos on text paper. #204 of an edition of 985 copies Slight soiling to page edges, else a VG clean and unworn copy, no owner names. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 36297
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  • THE HISTORY OF THE NORTHERN INTERIOR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA. [1660 to 1880]. With Map and Illustrations by MORICE, A.G., Rev.
    MORICE, A.G., Rev.
    THE HISTORY OF THE NORTHERN INTERIOR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA. [1660 to 1880]. With Map and Illustrations

    Toronto: William Briggs, 1904. Second edition, an enlargement of a previous paper. Octavo, dark green cloth gilt. xii, 349, (3) + folding map at front and 24 photo plates; indexed, a few illustrations in text. Nicks and shallow chips at spine ends; slight wear to outer corners of covers; cracked rear inner hinge neatly repaired; ink owner name at front; crease to fore margin of map; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy. "Presents details of fur-trading days, life at the Hudson's Bay trading posts, the story of the gold rushes, the work of missionaries (especially on the Babine and Skeena rivers), as well as information on Indian life." - Lowther, BC Bibliography, I, 1534. "Father Morice's best…

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    Toronto: William Briggs, 1904. Second edition, an enlargement of a previous paper. Octavo, dark green cloth gilt. xii, 349, (3) + folding map at front and 24 photo plates; indexed, a few illustrations in text. Nicks and shallow chips at spine ends; slight wear to outer corners of covers; cracked rear inner hinge neatly repaired; ink owner name at front; crease to fore margin of map; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy. "Presents details of fur-trading days, life at the Hudson's Bay trading posts, the story of the gold rushes, the work of missionaries (especially on the Babine and Skeena rivers), as well as information on Indian life." - Lowther, BC Bibliography, I, 1534. "Father Morice's best known history...one of the best histories ever on British Columbia, many times reprinted." - Whale, Hudson's Bay to Haro Strait #1032. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 37938
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  • MacKAY, Douglas
    THE HONOURABLE COMPANY. A History of the Hudson's Bay Company. Maps by R.H.H. Macaulay

    Edition: First edition.

    Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1936. Green cloth, dark green lettering. Terra cotta illustrated endpapers, pp. xii, [15] - 396 + plates; maps in text. A VG clean & tight jacketless copy, no owner names. "First Edition" stated. Variant (secondary?) publisher's binding. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 30256
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  • Rich, E.E., editor (John McLoughlin)
    The Letters of John McLoughlin from Fort Vancouver to the Governor and Committee. First Series, 1825 - 38; Second Series 1839 - 44; Third Series 1844 - 46

    Edition: First editions

    Toronto: Champlain Society, 1941-44. Three volumes, tall octavo, red crested cloth, top edges gilt. pp cxxviii,374; xlix,427; lxiii, 341+ frontispiece portrait, 3 folding maps, and 2 plates. Edition of 550 numbered copies, this set not numbered. Spines lightly sunned, with sunning to inner margin of front cover of volume 2, volume 1 has slight cover soiling, and a neat repair to front inner hinge, else a VG clean, tight and unworn set, no owner names. Hudson's Bay Series nos. 4, 6, & 7. Hudson's Bay Company on the Pacific coast. Fur trade, Indians, Russians, Americans, etc. Note: 4 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 33338
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  • WALLACE, W. Stewart
    THE PEDLARS FROM QUEBEC and other papers on the Nor'Westers

    Edition: First edition.

    Toronto: Ryerson, 1954. Octavo, red cloth, indexed. Fine copy. Dust jacket has very small chips, internal repair, to spine tips; light rubbing; VG otherwise.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 29370
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  • MACKENZIE, Alexander, 1764-1820
    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. With a Preliminary Account of the Rise, Progress, and Present State of the Fur Trade in that Country.

    No place (Toronto): No publisher (Radissson Society of Canada), no date (1927). Octavo, maroon cloth lettered and decorated in gilt to the spine, top page edges red. pp iii-xxviii, 498 + frontispiece portrait and 4 other plates inserted, map and 7 illustrations in text. Private book plate at front, very nearly fine otherwise. A reprint of the London, 1801, first edition, with added foreword by the editor of this edition John W. Garvin as well as an Introduction by Charles W. Colby. No. 3 in the publisher's Master-works of Canadian Authors series. 1.5 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 50989
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  • VIZENOR, Gerald
    WORDARROWS: Indians and Whites in the New Fur Trade

    Edition: First printing

    Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1978. Octavo, brown cloth. Fine copy. Jacket has edge nicks, spine spine sunning, slight rubbing, VG otherwise. Signed by the author. With the ink ownership surname of a noted Canadian Indian novelist inside front cover (hidden by jacket flap) and his tiny pencil initials on front free endpaper.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 35663
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