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The Land That God Gave Cain - an Account of H.G. Watkins' Expedition to Labrador 1928-1929

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The Land That God Gave Cain - an Account of H.G. Watkins' Expedition to Labrador 1928-1929

by Scott, J. M

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HARDBACK "UNCOMMON," SHIPPED FROM THE UK* Edition: 1st. Thus.* Impression: 2nd.* Date of Publication: 1933* Publisher: Chatto & Windus.* Binding and cover condition: Mid blue cloth, white title to spine. Very slight bumps to lower corners, spine slightly faded with one small nick to the front hinge, head and tail of spine slightly worn. GD++* Jacket condition: No dust wrapper. ND* Contents condition: PRIVATE COPY NOT EX-LIBRARY. Overall clean, crisp, tight and bright with no reading wear. Some off-setting to fep, a very few marks to one or two pages of text. Top edge coloured blue, fore edge slightly speckled, bottom edge rough cut. VG* Illustrations: Twenty b/w photos within text throughout. Three b/w line drawn maps, two single page and one large fold-out.* Pages: 257 pp. text. xxix pp. appendices & index at rear.* Description: An account of H.G.Watkins? Expedition to Labrador, 1928-1929. This was conducted partly to map the Northern area, mapping the rivers and lakes, hoping to find lakes suitable for an air survey. To survey the southern area down to the Gulf of St. Lawrence. To make a journey up The Hamilton River to the Grand Falls district. To map the unknown river and falls. To produce a survey of the boundary in the Attikonak district. This was planned at a period of time when the boundaries were in dispute, the coast was badly mapped, the interior almost unknown and the great potential wealth of the country was becoming apparent to the international community. This is a fascinating book and an important insight into the matters of empire between the wars.* A Good++ copy of the 1st./2nd. with NO MAJOR FAULTS but without dust jacket.*

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Bookseller Inventory #
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Title
The Land That God Gave Cain - an Account of H.G. Watkins' Expedition to Labrador 1928-1929
Author
Scott, J. M
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - VG/GD/ND
Quantity available
19
Edition
First Edition 2nd. Imp.
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Chatto & Windus
Place of Publication
London UK 257
Date published
1933-12-01

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