Item #61160 John Rae's correspondence with the Hudson's Bay Company on Arctic exploration, 1844-1855. Edited by E. E. Rich...assisted by A. M. Johnson...with an introduction by J.M. Wordie ... and R.J. Cyriax. John Rae.
John Rae's correspondence with the Hudson's Bay Company on Arctic exploration, 1844-1855. Edited by E. E. Rich...assisted by A. M. Johnson...with an introduction by J.M. Wordie ... and R.J. Cyriax

John Rae's correspondence with the Hudson's Bay Company on Arctic exploration, 1844-1855. Edited by E. E. Rich...assisted by A. M. Johnson...with an introduction by J.M. Wordie ... and R.J. Cyriax

London: Hudson's Bay Record Society, 1953. Limited edition for subscribers only, this copy unnumbered; large, thick 8vo, pp. cvi, [2], 401, [1], xiii, [1]; frontispiece reproduction of engraved portrait, 2 folding color maps in rear; original blue cloth, gilt-stamped spine, t.e.g.; touch of wear to gilt, else a fine, unopened copy. The Hudson's Bay Record Society publication no. XVI. Contains letters in the Company archives and information derived from the Franklin relics at the National Maritime Museum, although not including Rae's correspondence regarding the fur trade. Appendices also provide letters to Rae, mostly from Sir George Simpson. Arctic Bibliography 36959. Item #61160

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