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First Across the Continent: Sir Alexander Mackenzie

by Barry Gough

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Published
1997
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9780771034060
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Condition: clean copy. Content: This book reveals the international impact of Sir Alexander Mackenzie's 1789 and 1793 to the Artic Ocean and the Pacific expeditions respectively and places him among the elite of New World explorers, illuminating his vital role in the history of the fur trade and the American West. 232 pages, sources, index.
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Condition: clean copy, with previous owner's plate on title page. Content: The 1991 facsimile edition of the 1802 narrative of Malaspina's exploration of the Straight of Jan de Fuca in 1792 . 166 pages plus gazette of fold out charts and illustrations.
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Voyages of Enlightment

by Thomas Vaughan, E.A.P. Crownhart-Vaughan, Mercedes Palau de Iglesias

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Published
1977
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Condition: clean copy, spine sun faded. Content: catalogue to the exhibition dealing with Malaspina's two year exploration of the Northwest coast. Fold out of the content of the corvettes 'Descubierta' and 'Atrevida'
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And Some Brought Flowers Plants in a New World

by Mary Alice. Downie

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Published
October 1980
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ISBN
9780802023636
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Condition: clean copy. Content: In 70 watercolors, E. J. Revell captured the beauty of plants found by early travelers in North America. Accompanying each painting are quotations from a variety of explorers and settlers, describing the plants and reflecting the practical, aesthetic, and botanic interests of newcomers in different parts of the country. 164 pages, bibliography.
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In Search of the Nomads

by John Ure

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November 2003
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9781841193083
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Condition: clean copy. Content: The author has chosen four regions that are rich in nomadic culture: the Arabian peninsula with the Bedouin, the Sahara with the Moors, and Tuareg, the mountain ranges of southerner Iran with their migratory pastoral tribes, and the steppes of Central Asia with the Mongol horsemen and Tartar decedents. He has travelled with all of them and… Read more
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The Forgotten Explorer:

by Charles; Murtha, Mike; Sandford, Robert William Helm

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Published
2009
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Good
ISBN
9781897522554
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Condition: clean copy. Content: Samuel Prescott Fay and his party set out from Jasper on June 26, 1914 with five saddle horses and 16 pack horses and reached their destination on October 15,1914, with the outsift completely in tact.Fay kept a detailed journal [held at the Smithsonian Institution] which he provided to what is now the US Fish and Wildlife Service… Read more
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Condition: clean copy. Content: reprint of the 1891 Emin Pasha Expedition, its journeyings and adventures among the native tribes of eastern equatorial Africa, the Gallas, Massais, Wasukuma, etc., etc., on the Lake Baringo and the Victoria Nyanza. pages.
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Voyages of Delusion The Quest for the Northwest Passage

by Glyn Williams

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Published
February 8, 2003
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ISBN
9780300098662
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Condition: clean copy. Content: The author explores the adventures and mishaps of successive voyages to find the northwest passage. omc;idomg pme expedition that disappeared entirely in the Artic ice. 468 pages, sources, index.
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The North-West Passage of Land

by William Fitzwilliam; Cheadle, W. B Milton

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Published
2001
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Good
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9781552671825
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Condition: clean copy. Content Facsimile of the 1865 account of the 1862 expedition by William Wentworth-Fitzwilliam Viscount Milton crossing the northwest of North America by land. Accompanied by his physician, Walter Butler Cheadle, he began 13 months of frustration, danger, death and near starvation. 400 pages.
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La Verendrye:Fur Trader and Explorer

by Nellis M. Crouse

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Published
1956
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Condition: clean copy. Content: Pierre de La Verendrye was an adventurous French Canadian trader who in 1731 set out to discover the Western Sea. At that time it was believed that a large gulf of water extended into the North American continent from the Pacific Ocean and that when this was found it would be a simple matter to travel and… Read more
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Cheadle's journal of trip across Canada, 1862-1863,

by Walter Butler Cheadle

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Published
1971
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ISBN
9780888300355
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Condition: clean copy, original owner's name on first page upper right corner. Content: The author's journal of the exploration through the Canadian Rockies with William Fitzwilliam, Viscount Milton over the uncharted Yellowhead route in 1862-63. 312 pages, with attached map. Introduction and notes by A. G. Doughty and Gustave Lanctot, with a new introduction by Lewis H Thomas.
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The Palliser Expedition:

by Irene M. Spry

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Published
1963
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Condition: clean copy, dust jacket in excellent condition, protected by plastic cover. Content:This is the story of how John Palliser, Irish nobleman, conceived the idea of exploring the unknown country north of the Us/Canadian boundary, and of the far-reaching journeys undertaken by members of the expedition. Hard and dangerous, these journeys were made exciting by buffalo-running and hunting for grizzly bears,… Read more
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Spain and the North Pacific Coast

by Robin Inglis

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Published
1992
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Condition: clean copy. Content: Twenty scholarly articles examining various aspect of the Malaspina Expedition. 198 pages, maps and illustrations.
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Battle for the West:

by Daniel Francis

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Published
1982
ISBN
9780888302274
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Condition: clean copy. Content: The author has taken the personal accounts and records of the traders and explorers - Alexander Mackenzie, David Thompson, Peter Pond, Simon McTavish, and George Simpson, among others - and produced an exciting and comprehensive story of adventure, rivalry, exploitation and development. The major role played by the Hudson's Bay Company is explored, and the book… Read more
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The Voyage of Alejandro Malaspina to the Pacific, 1789-1794

by Andrew David

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Published
April 27, 2000
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ISBN
9780904180664
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Condition:clean copy. Condition: 24 pages, annual lecture, 1999.
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Finlay's River

by R. M. Patterson

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Published
1968
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Condition: clean copy, inscription by author on title page. Content: The author describes the Finlay River from its source high in the Stikine Mountains of northern British Columbia and tells the history of the Indians and white men of the area from the earliest times. 316 pages, bibliography.
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cover of Imagined Corners Exploring the World's First Atlas

Imagined Corners Exploring the World's First Atlas

by Paul. Binding

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Published
2003
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Very Good
ISBN
9780747230403
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Sound clean copy in DJ. Illustrated endpapers and throughout. Heavy may require extra postage
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cover of The Fatal Impact The Invasion of the South Pacific, 1767-1840

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Sound hc in DJ. Prev owner bookplate otherwise clean copy.
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