Notes of a Twenty-Five Years' Service in the Hudson's Bay Territory by John McLean
Records the author's 25 years with the Hudson's Bay Company, including accounts of the author's visit to Norway House, travels in New Caledonia, as well as an expedition into the interior of Labrador (including information on indigenous languages).
"Vocabulary of the principal Indian dialects in use among the tribes in the Hudson's Bay territory": v. 2, pp. 323-328.
"Depicts with great fidelity and vivacity the manners and condition, the toils, privations and perils of the Indian hunters" - Sabin.
Richard Bentley, 1849.
Two volumes in 1.
Two separate title-pages.
308, 328 pp.
Blue cloth. Ex lib [Ontario Legislative Library].
Gilt design on spine.
Small spine label with author's name. Small lib. sticker on front cover. Cloth cleanly split along spine edges. Two small tears in edge of spine cloth.
Lib. stamps to title-page. Lib. envelope on back paste-down endpaper. Occasional lib. stamps to pages.
Remains intact, with all pages present.