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Description: Joseph Robson's "An Account of Six Years Residence in Hudson's Bay" from 1733-1736 and 1744-1747. Joseph Robson was a late surveyer and supervifor of the buildings to the Hudon's-bay Company. Containing a variety of facts, observations, and discoveries, tending to shew the vast importance of the countries about Hudon's Baym the many beneficial Articles of Commerce, particularly in the furs and in the whale and seal fisheries, the interested views of the Hudson's Bay Company, etc., etc. With folding maps of the Nelson, Hayes and Churchill Rivers, and the folding plan of York Fort and Prince of Wales Fort. First edition, London, 1752. Contemporary calf, neatly rebacked and end-papers renewed. With advertisement leaf before the title. The interesting appendix at the end contains and account of the Hudson Bay company to 1749, with the estimate of the cost of building a fort, and surverys of the water-wayshitherto mostly unchartered. This is a very good copy, published in 1752.

  • Dimensions: 8 1/2" x 5 3/4" x 1/2"
  • Artist Name: Joseph Robson

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June 8, 2019 10:00 AM EDT

Stouffville, ON, CA

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