OUR NORTHERN WATERS; A REPORT PRESENTED TO THE WINNIPEG BOARD OF TRADE REGARDING THE HUDSON'S BAY AND STRAITS. BEING A STATEMENT OF THEIR RESOURCES IN MINERALS, FISHERIES, TIMBER, FURS, GAME AND OTHER PRODUCTS....

Winnipeg. [ 1884]. 78,[1]pp. plus 2 folding maps. Modern red cloth, spine gilt. Tear at fold on color map, no loss; repair to corner on titlepage. Internally very clean. Good plus. Item #WRCAM50937

First edition of Bell's report, solicited by Lieutenant- Governor Morris, regarding his experiences hunting and trading along the Hudson's Bay and Straits. Includes a history of the region, early navigation, natural history, the whale fishery, and the fur trade. "Summary of the geography, climate and resources of the Bay region, with somewhat more detailed account of conditions for sailing- ship navigation, including ice, fog, currents and wind in the Strait and Bay" - ARCTIC BIBLIOGRAPHY. LANDE 952. PEEL 538. ARCTIC BIBLIOGRAPHY 1266.

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