By Canoe and Dog Train Among the Cree and Salteaux Indians. Egerton Ryerson Young, Guy Pease, Introduction.

By Canoe and Dog Train Among the Cree and Salteaux Indians

New York: Hunt and Eaton, 1891.

Hardcover. Good+. Early reprint (first published 1890). xvi, 267 pp., with frontis portrait of the author and approximately 30 illustrations. Publisher's gray cloth stamped in gilt, with illustrations of men canoeing and dogsledding on front board. Corners bumped and rubbed, some wear to spine ends, mild spine slant, previous owner's name on front endpaper. Binding solid, text unmarked. Young was an itinerant missionary in the remote part of Manitoba in the 1870s and 1880s. This is the first of his many books. "Its illustrations, with other images from many sources, provided the basis for a large collection of lanternslides to stir audiences and promote missions" (CDAB). Smith 11261.

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Price: $60.00

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