On Snow-Shoes to the Barren Grounds. Twenty Eight Hundred Miles after Musk-Oxen and Wood-Bison.
New York. Harper & Brothers Publishers. 1896. 8vo. 22.5cm, The First Edition, x,324,p. with 114 plates and illustrations, and text illustrations from engravings, and maps, (including 15 plates from paintings by Fredericton Remington), in the original dark blue cloth, gilt spine and cover titles, colour stamped pictorial illustrations on the covers, some slight wear on the spine edges and corner, very good to fine condition.(ar). Item #40905
Somewhat of a classic of an area that was pretty much unknown at the time. Some very good observations on the northern Indians. A.B. 19410. Includes descriptions of the author's hunting around Great Slave Lake, in 1895; with chapters on Barren Ground caribou and musk ox; with comments throughout on the Indians and their customs.