Narrative of the Canadian Red River Exploring Expedition of 1857 and of the Assinniboine and Saskatchewan Exploring Expedition of 1858. Vol. II
HIND, Henry Youle
As well as his precise descriptions of the areas travelled, Hind reports on dog teams and racing; horses; buffalo and its relation to the lifestyle of the Indians; native customs and superstition; "Indian races;" Indian "title" in Canada; Hudson's Bay Co.; missionaries; communication; geology; locusts; floods. Indexed. TPL 3820 for both vol. Peel 221.
Publisher: Longman, Greeg, Longman, Roberts
Date Published: 1860
Place Published: London
Condition: Very good
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: Vol. 2 ONLY. xiv, 472 p. 22 cm. 6 chromoxylographs, over 40 woodcuts, and 6 maps. One map is colour and folds out. Illustrations are from photographs taken by Humphrey Lloyd Hime or sketches by John Fleming. Half leather with marbled boards. Light wear and corners becoming bumped. Ex-library with small stamps on front endpapers. Slight foxing.