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Book Number 2096 
Author Henry Youle Hind 
Title Narrative of The Canadian Red River Exploring Expidition of 1857 and of the Assinniboine and Saskatchewan Exploring Expedition of 1858. 
Date 1860 
Publisher Longman, Green, Longman and Roberts 
Place of Publication London 
Edition  
Volume Information 2 volumes 
Cover contemporary ½ morocco with marbled boards, spine with 6 compartments of raised bands, gilt lettering on two and four, all edges tinted red. 
Illustration 8 coloured maps depiciting various parts of the expedition, 20 chromoxylography plates of various vistas and people. Numerous wood-engravings throughout both volumes. 
Size 8vo 
Condition boards detached 
Provenance  
Pagination Volume 1 is missing 3 plates and 1 map, Volume 2 is missing 1 plate and 1 map. Volume 1 P. half-title, printer’s imprint, frontis, title, blank, preface (v)-vii, blank, contents (ix)-xviii, list of illustrations (xix)-xx, 494; Volume 2 P. half-title, printer’s imprint, frontis, title, blank, contents (v)-xiv, list of illustrations (xv)-xvi, 1-396, appendix (397)-436, index 437-472. 
Reference Abbey 630; Sabin 31934 
Translation Info  
Notes Henry Youle Hind was a Canadian geologist, born in Nottingham, England, in June, 1823. He was educated at Leipsie and at Cambridge. In 1857 he received the appointment of geologist to the Red River exploring expedition, and in 1858 the charge of the exploration of the country between the Red river and the Saskatchewan was entrusted to him by the Canadian government. The publication of his reports on these expeditions was ordered by the Canadian legislature and also by the British parliament. 
Price (US$) 275  
Short Description Book Voyages General; Book Canada West; 
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