NORTH-WEST TERRITORY. REPORTS OF PROGRESS; TOGETHER WITH A PRELIMINARY AND GENERAL REPORT ON THE ASSINIBOINE AND SASKATCHEWAN EXPLORING EXPEDITION, MADE UNDER INSTRUCTIONS FROM THE PROVINCIAL SECRETARY, CANADA. BY...PROFESSOR OF CHEMISTRY AND GEOLOGY IN THE UNIVERSITY OF TRINITY COLLEGE, TORONTO, IN CHARGE OF THE EXPEDITION. PRINTED BY ORDER OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.

Toronto: John Lovell, Printer, 1859. 4to. xii, 201, [5], 8 folding maps [some color], 3 plates. Lacking the half title. Bound in original quarter leather with black textured cloth boards [detached], paper label on front board. Maps intact and clean [dusty blank versos], light scattered foxing of text. Scattered rubberstamps in text and on versos of maps. Two small paper labels on front pastedown, one institutional and one from binder, 'Bound by Stephen Amer & Son, Ivy Street, Birkenhead.' Good+.

"The area explored, called 'Rupert's Land,' covers 4000 miles between the 49th and 54th Parallels and 96 degrees and 107 degrees longitude. The Report is an extremely thorough one." Streeter.
Wagner-Camp 330. Graff 1893. VI Streeter Sale 3726. Item #24917

Price: $450.00

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