Travels and Adventures in Canada and the Indian Territories Between the Years 1760 and 1776. Parts I and II.
by Henry, Alexander
George N. Morang & Company, Ltd.;
One of 700, numbered (#137/700)and signed by the editor. xxxv, 347pp, illus, 2 folding maps. Some wear to the exterior including minor loss of paper to the title label on the spine. Internally very good. Alexander Henry (1739-1824) fought in the French and indian War and moved to Montreal in 1760 to engage in the fur trade. He spent several years in the country around Lakes Michigan and Superior, the first British-American fur trader in the region. His account, published several years after the events, is a classic frontier adventure filled with Winter journeys by snowshoe and canoe, Indian captivity and escape, camps, feasts and hunts. This edition has a lengthy historical introduction and annotations. WCB 7n, Howes 420.
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