Lot 1229: Patrick Fraser Tytler THE NORTHERN COASTS OF AMERICA AND THE HUDSON'S BAY TERRITORIES 1853 Antique Canadian Travel & Exploration Tissue-Guarded Plates Frontispiece Fold-Out Map
22 October 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: The Northern Coasts of America, and the Hudson's Bay Territories.
Author: Patrick Fraser Tytler - Patrick Fraser Tytler FRSE FSA(Scot) (30 August 1791 – 14 December 1849) was a Scottish advocate and historian. [Courtesy Wikipedia]
Publisher: T. Nelson and Sons
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 409 pages plus publisher's catalog
Width: 5.25" Height: 7.75"
Condition / Notes: This antique volume has been re-backed with blindstamped red cloth covers with stamped gilt lettering on the spine and front covers. There is light rubbing at the edges and some loss of material at the top and bottom of the original spine cover, with the new cloth backing showing through underneath. The binding is solid. There is a toned frontispiece and additional illustrated title page depicting scenes from the expeditions. The pages show light age toning and scattered light marginal spotting. The work is illustrated with seven tissue-guarded plates and a fold-out map.
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