Item #135 The Barren Ground of Northern Canada. Warburton PIKE.

The Barren Ground of Northern Canada

London: Macmillan & Co., 1892. Half Bound Leather. 8vo; [1] 2-300pp; half-bound in brown leather with brown sprinkled paper over board, five raised band and gilt stamped spine; brown and yellow marbled endpapers; gilt top; 2 maps present; scuffing and peeling of cover leather; very good.

Map: Stanford’s Geography Established. A Sketch Map of Mr. Warburton Pike’s Journeys to the Barren Ground of Northern Canada, London: Macmillan & Co., 10 ½” x 8 ½” paper, 9 ½” x 6 7/16” within the neat line; green coloring; vertical crease to map; near fine.
Map: Stanford’s Geography Established. Dominion of Canada. Outline Map Shewing the Larger Unexplored Areas, 1890. London: Macmillan & Co. 5 ½” x 8 ¾” within the neat line; green coloring; fine. Very good. Item #135

Warburton Pike was a British explorer and game hunter who explored the Artic. This book follows his quest to find the Musk-ox, “a strange animal, a relic from an earlier age”, and also the Indians who hunted them. He was assisted by the Hudson Bay Company.

Price: $200.00