The Search for the Western Sea. The Story of the Exploration of North-Western America. Lawrence J. BURPEE.

The Search for the Western Sea. The Story of the Exploration of North-Western America.

London: Alston Rivers, Ltd., 1908. FIRST EDITION. Octavo. Illustrated with 51 plates and 6 folding maps. Publisher's green cloth with bright gilt titles to spine and upper, top edge gilt. Rubbing to extremities, wear to corners, bookplate, faint yellowing to pages, first free end paper's edge frayed, archival repair to coloured folding map, inner hinges starting. Starts with the Discovery of the Hudson Bay, and covers the search for a North-West Passage, explorations of the Saskatchewan and Missouri Rivers, the first overland journey to the Pacific, the Fur Trade, etc. Item #17899

Howes B-1002.

Price: £75.00

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