A Voyage to Hudson's Bay During the Summer of 1812
by McKeevor, Thomas, M.D.
Printed for Sir Richard Phillips,
First edition. [iv], 76pp, 6 plates. Later full leather binding with some fading around the edges. Light internal browning, scattered foxing to one plate, overall very good. M'Keevor was a physician at Dublin's Lying-In Hospital, and had accompanied the Earl of Selkirk's 1812 expedition to Hudson's Bay as a medical attendant. There he travelled to "Esquimaux" country, survived a "frightful season," and made scientific observations of polar bears, ice fields, the aurora borealis, the Inuit and Ojibway languages, crafts, and housing. Peel 77, Lande 1314.
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