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Hardback, 7 x 5 inches. Brown cloth with decorative gilt & black lettering and pictorial illustrations to spine and front. Blind embossed monogram on rear. Decorative endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and ends of spine, with some minor rubbing to front board. Endpapers partly darkened with bookseller label to front “M. Welsh, Montrose.” A couple of very light spots and handling marks Else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. 367pp. 46 B&W illustrations, some full-page. (Including Title pg. Vignette & frontis.) This is the first book of Robert Michael Ballantyne, chiefly known for his Boy’s fiction. Ballantyne was an employee of the Hudson’s Bay Company for 6 years, and this book tells the story of his life and the world around him at that time (1841 - 1847). This is the FOURTH edition and the author notes in the preface that the Hudson’s Bay Company is under investigation.
Title: Hudson Bay. Or: Everyday life in the Wilds of North America. During six years’ residence in the territories of the Hon. Hudson Bay Company.
Publisher: T. Nelson & Sons 1888 4th edition:
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Keywords: FOREIGN TRAVEL::Canada R.M. BALLANTYNE, Hudson Bay, North America, employee, investigation, Or: Everyday life in the Wilds of North America. During six years’ residence in the territories of the Hon. Hudson Bay Company, T. Nelson & Sons, 1888 4th edition, 367pp. 46 B&W illustrations, some full-page. (Including Title pg. Vignette & frontis.), decorative, gilt ,