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Mackenzie, Alexander, 1764–1820

Voyages from Montreal, on the river St. Laurence, through the continent of North America, to the frozen and Pacific oceans ; in the years 1789 and 1793 : with a preliminary account of the rise, progress, and present state of the fur trade of that country ; illustrated with maps / by Alexander Mackenzie, Esq.

Additional Title(s):

Half-title: Voyages from Montreal through the continent of North America, &c. &c

London : Printed for T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies, Strand : Corbett and Morgan, Pall-Mall : and W. Creech, at Edinburgh, MDCCCI [1801]
Physical Description:
[4], viii, [2], cxxxii, 412, [2] pages, [4] leaves of plates ([3] folded) : portrait, maps ; 28 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
F1060.7 .M33 1801+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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With a frontispiece portrait of Alexander Mackenzie by Pierre Condé; after Sir Thomas Lawrence.
Printed by R. Noble, Old-Bailey.
Compiled by William Combe from Mackenzie's notes. See: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 43414
Includes vocabularies of the Knisteneaux, Algonquin, Chepewyan, Nagailer and Atnah languages.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary brown mottled calf; gilt on spine. Armorial bookplate: Lady Frances Bentinck. Presentation inscription: "The Reverend Mr. John Bentinck, from the author."
BEIN Zc90 +810ma copy 2 : Another copy. 30 cm. Original boards, uncut.
Subject Terms:
Bentinck, Frances, Lady -- Bookplate.
Bentinck, John -- Presentation inscription from Alexander Mackenzie.
Corbett and Morgan -- Publiser.
Discoveries in geography.
Fur trade -- Canada.
Indians of North America -- Canada.
Indians of North America -- Languages -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.
Mackenzie, Alexander -- Presentation inscription to John Bentinck.
Mackenzie, Alexander, 1764-1820 -- Travel -- Northwest, Canada.
Noble, R. -- Printer.
Northwest Passage -- Description and travel.
Northwest, Canadian -- Description and travel.
Stipple engravings -- 1801.
Engravings -- 1801.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1801.
Cadell & Davies, publisher.
Combe, William, 1742-1823.
Condé, Pierre, engraver.
Creech, William, 1745-1815, publisher.
Lawrence, Thomas, Sir, 1769-1830, illustrator.

  • Plates: Portrait of Alexander Mackenzie
  • Map of American, between latitudes 40 and 70, North, and longtitudes 45-180 West
  • Map of Mackenzie's Track, from Fort Chipewyan to the North Sea in 1789
  • Map of Mackenzie's Track from Forth Chipewyan to the Pacific Ocean in 1795.

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