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Creator:
Mackenzie, Alexander, 1764-1820, author.
Title(s):

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

Published/Created:
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
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
F1060.7 .M33 1801+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
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, 43414
Includes vocabularies of the Knisteneaux, Algonquin, Chepewyan, Nagailer and Atnah Indian 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.
Form/Genre:
Maps.
Portraits.
Dictionaries.
Stipple engravings -- 1801.
Engravings -- 1801.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1801.
Contributors:
Cadell & Davies, publisher.
Combe, William, 1742-1823.
Condé, Pierre, engraver.
Creech, William, 1745-1815, publisher.
Lawrence, Thomas, Sir, 1769-1830, illustrator.
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  • 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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