Edinburgh. 1804-1859. Ten volumes. 20th-century buckram, spines gilt. Institutional bookplate on eight front pastedowns, some institutional ink and perforation stamps on titlepages. Item #WRCAM50853
An interesting assortment of quarterly compilations of the EDINBURGH REVIEW, with much content relating to Arctic and Canadian exploration. Includes issues from Oct.-Jan. 1802-03; June-Sept. 1818; Dec.-March 1819; March-June 1831; Apr.-July 1835; Apr.-July 1836; July- Oct. 1843; July-Oct. 1845; July-Oct. 1853; Jan.-April 1859. Contains articles on notable explorations by Mackenzie, Barrington, Scoresby, Hall, Palmer, Ross, Beechey, Richardson, Back, Buchan, Barrow, and Ballantyne. The 1853 volume includes a section on the Parliamentary blue books published between 1848 and 1852, with much content relating to the Franklin searches. The final volume contains a handful of articles relating to the Hudson's Bay Company, Vancouver Island, the Red River Settlement, and the Pacific Northwest.