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David Thompson's Narrative of His Explorations in Western America, 1784-1812 by  David; J. B. Tyrrell [ed.] Thompson - 1st Edition - 1916 - from CARDINAL BOOKS ~~ ABAC/ILAB (SKU: 58797ch)

David Thompson's Narrative of His Explorations in Western America, 1784-1812

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David Thompson's Narrative of His Explorations in Western America, 1784-1812

by Thompson, David; J. B. Tyrrell [ed.]

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Toronto: The Champlain Society, 1916. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Original crested gilt red buckram cloth hard covers. This is no. 272 (of 550 copies). Top edges gilt, others uncut. Spine just slightly faded/toned; some mild dappled toning to boards. Fore-edge a little toned. Otherwise clean, very tight, square and unmarked. Very neat -- a sound and very handsome copy. All plates and colour fold-out sketches very fine and present as listed, Four folded sheets of map in rear pocket. xcviii,582+viii[subscriber list]pp. .

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
58797ch
Title
David Thompson's Narrative of His Explorations in Western America, 1784-1812
Author
Thompson, David; J. B. Tyrrell [ed.]
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Champlain Society
Place of Publication
Toronto
Date Published
1916
Keywords
history literature Canada Canadian Canadiana early exploration settlement The Champlain Society David Thompson's Narrative of His Explorations in Western America, 1784-1812
Size
8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

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