Mackenzie | Alexander

Voyages From Montreal – On The River St. Laurence, Through The Continent Of North America, To the Frozen And Pacific Oceans: In The Years 1789 and 1793. With a Preliminary Account of the Progress and Present State of the Fur Trade of the Country. Illustrated with a Map.

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    First American Edition of Voyages From Montreal by Alexander Mackenzie.

    Octavo, [1], [i]-viii, [1], [1]-94pp, [1]-296pp, [3]. Contemporary binding on spine, decorative gilt inlays, title in gilt over red morocco, date at bottom. With a foldout map affixed opposite title page, near fine condition, light toning at edges. Previous ownership signature on top of title page. (Howes M-133)

    Comments: The Mackenzie exploration of the North American continent preceded the voyages of Lewis and Clark by 12 Years. He was the first European to cross the North American continent to reach the Pacific Ocean.

    Additional information

    Location Published

    New York

    Publisher

    G.F. Hopkins

    Edition

    First American Edition

    Date Published

    1802

    Binding

    Full leather

    Condition

    Near fine

    Author

    Mackenzie | Alexander