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Hearne, Samuel (1745-1792) A Journey from Prince of Wales's Fort in Hudson's Bay, to the Northern Ocean.

Auction:
3176B
Lot:
155
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3176B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2018 11:00AM

Description:

Hearne, Samuel (1745-1792) A Journey from Prince of Wales's Fort in Hudson's Bay, to the Northern Ocean. London: A. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1795. First edition, large quarto, illustrated with large folding engraved map of the route bound as frontispiece and an additional eight plates (of which three are folding views, one is a full-page illustration, and the other four are folding maps); bound in full contemporary marbled calf boards, rebacked, both boards detached, 12 x 9 1/4 in.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

[pi]2, a-e4, B-Z4, Aa-Zz4, 3A-3M4, 3N2.


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Hudson's Bay, Hudson, Quarto, Wales, London

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