Narrative of the Discoveries on The North Coast of America; Effected by the Officers of the Hudson's Bay Company During the Years 1836-39
Place Published: London
Publisher: Richard Bentley
Date Published: 1843
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 45514
418pp. Octavo [21 cm] Brown cloth over boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine. Ex-library, with the usual library markings. Fair condition. The cloth at the spine ends is frayed, the underlying boards are peeking through at the corners, and the front board is subtly stained. The title page, terminal leaves, and the two folding maps at the rear, are completely detached, but present. Page 255 is partially detached. The text block is cracked several times. The larger folding map at the rear is in fair condition, with numerous dark tape repairs and closed tears. Wagner-Camp 101.
According to Henry R. Wagner's bibliography, The Plains and the Rockies, this is an account of a winter trek from Red River to Athabasca in 1836-1837, and the return during the winter of 1839-1840. With a memoir of Thomas Simpson by his brother, Alex Simpson.