Historical View of the Progress of Discovery on the More Northern. Patrick Fraser TYTLER.

Historical View of the Progress of Discovery on the More Northern

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TYTLER, Patrick Fraser. Historical View of the Progress of Discovery on the More Northern TYTLER, Patrick Fraser. Historical View of the Progress of Discovery on the More Northern Coasts of America, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time. ... With Descriptive Sketches of the Natural History of the North American Regions. By James Wilson... To Which Is Added an Appendix, Containing Remarks on a Late Memoir of Sebastian Cabot, with a Vindication of Richard Hakluyt. Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, 1832. 1st ed. 444pp. Folding map frontis. Additional engraved title page, illus., plates. Contemporary full calf triple ruled in blind, gilt-ruled raised spine bands, compartments elaborate gilt, black morocco spine label, marbled endpapers, all edges marbled, gilt-chamfered edges. A few small scrapes to leather, front hinge slightly tender, else very good. Sabin 97657. Cox II, p.526. The first half of the book is a general history of discovery in North America. The second half deals with the natural history including quadrupeds, birds, fish, botany, and geological features. $125.00.

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