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A Journal of Voyages and Travels in the Interior of North America, Between the 47th and 58th Degrees of North Latitude. Extending from Montreal Nearly to the Pacific Ocean, a Distance of About 5,000 Miles, Including an Account of the Principal Occurrences, During a Residence of Nineteen Years, in Different Parts of the Country.

A Journal of Voyages and Travels in the Interior of North America, Between the 47th and 58th Degrees of North Latitude. Extending from Montreal Nearly to the Pacific Ocean, a Distance of About 5,000 Miles, Including an Account of the Principal Occurrences, During a Residence of Nineteen Years, in Different Parts of the Country.

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A Journal of Voyages and Travels in the Interior of North America, Between the 47th and 58th Degrees of North Latitude. Extending from Montreal Nearly to the Pacific Ocean, a Distance of About 5,000 Miles, Including an Account of the Principal Occurrences, During a Residence of Nineteen Years, in Different Parts of the Country.

by Harmon, Daniel Williams

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Andover: Printed by Flagg and Gould, 1820 First Edition. xxiii,(2)26-432 pp. Octavo. Bound in early 20th century half morocco and marbled boards. Spine ruled in 6 compartments. Top edge gilt. Marbled end papers to match. Half title. Recent bookplate on the reverse of front endpaper. Frontispiece portrait, folding map. Scattered foxing as usual with an old tide line towards the end of the text. A better than average copy in a very attractive binding. Graff 1786. Howes H-205. Lande 1216. Lowther 245 Includes " A concise description of the face of the country, its inhabitants, their manners, customs, laws, religion, etc and considerable specimens of the two languages, most extensively spoken; together with an account of the principal animals, to be found in the forests and prairies of this extensive region ". 1820

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A Journal of Voyages and Travels in the Interior of North America, Between the 47th and 58th Degrees of North Latitude. Extending from Montreal Nearly to the Pacific Ocean, a Distance of About 5,000 Miles, Including an Account of the Principal Occurrences, During a Residence of Nineteen Years, in Different Parts of the Country.
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Harmon, Daniel Williams
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Printed by Flagg and Gould
Place of Publication
Andover
Date Published
1820 First Edition
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Americana|Western Canadiana|Fur trade

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