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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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  • McKELVIE, B.A.
    FORT LANGLEY: Outpost of Empire

    Toronto: Thomas Nelson and Sons (Canada), (1957). Second edition (first was in 1947). Green boards, endpaper maps. pp (xii), 98 + colour frontispiece; illustrations in text. Fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has rubbing, small tears, light spine sunning; VG otherwise.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 29707
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  • STUBBS, St. George
    FOUR RECORDERS OF RUPERT’S LAND: A brief survey of the Hudson’s Bay Company Courts of Rupert’s Land

    Edition: First edition.

    Winnipeg: Peguis Publishers, 1967. Reddish-brown cloth, endpaper maps. Pp (xvi), 192 + 4 plates; indexed. Fine copy. Dust jacket has tears to lower front panel, VG otherwise. Adam Thom, Sir Francis Godschall Johnson, Dr. John Bunn, and John Black.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 29723
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  • Atwood, Mae, editor (Walter Traill)
    IN RUPERT'S LAND: Memoirs of Walter Traill

    Edition: First edition.

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1970. Tan boards, endpaper maps. pp 232. Fine copy. Price-clipped jacket has moderate wear to spine ends, small tear to front panel, VG otherwise. Account of the years (1866-70) that Walter J.S. Traill, youngest son of Catharine Parr Traill, spent in the Canadian Northwest clerking for the Hudson's Bay Company.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44057
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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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  • 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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  • SIMPSON, (Alexander) [Thomas Simpson, 1808-40].
    THE LIFE AND TRAVELS OF THOMAS SIMPSON The Arctic Explorer.

    Toronto: Baxter, 1963. First of this edition. Quarto, grey leatherette stamped in gilt, endpaper maps, in grey cloth slipcase. [5], (xviii), 204 pp + frontispiece portrait and two folding maps at rear. Ten page introduction by the editor John Gellner. A fine copy. #216 of an unspecified limitation, signed by the publisher and the editor. Third volume in the publisher's Canadian Heritage Series. Written by his brother and first published posthumously in 1845. Simpson was a Hudson's Bay Company employee who travelled from the Red River to Athabasca in 1836-37, returning during the winter of 1839-40, mapping previously unmapped territory. .

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 21939
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