The History of the Hudson’s Bay Company / 1670-1870 / By E. E. Rich, M.A. / Master of St. Catharine’s College, Cambridge / Vere Harmsworth Professor of Imperial and Naval History / With a Foreword by the Right Honourable Sir Winston Churchill, K.G., O.M., C.H., F.R.S., M.P. / Grand Seigneur of the Company of Adventurers of England trading into Hudson’s Bay

London: The Hudson’s Bay Record Society, 1958-9. Edition: First and Limited Edition., Binding: Original blue cloth boards, flat spine with gilt title and gilt HBC stamp, top edges gilt, fore- and bottom edges untrimmed. , Notes: These are Volumes XXI and XXII of the Publications of the Hudson’s Bay Record Society, distributed in a limited printing to society members. These two volumes are the most detailed of the Society’s publications, and presents a definitive history of the great British fur-trading venture, covering the Company’s activities from the granting of the Charter (1670) to the Deed of Surrender (1869). The author had unprecendented access to original documents from the Company archives., Size: 8vo., Illustration: Complete with a coloured frontispiece portrait in each volume, 4 additional leaves of portraits, 2 folding maps, and double-page endpaper-pastedown maps., Volume: Two Volumes., References: Smith S602; Tweney 64., Pages: P. Volume 1. (2), half-title, blank, list of members of the HBC Record Society, blank, title, limited edition notice, frontis leaf, title, printer’s imprint, foreword, blank, preface xi-xii, contents xiii-xv, list of illustrations, 1-687, blank, list of members i-ix, list of subscribing libraries x-xv, blank, (2); Volume 2. (6), half-title, blank, list of members of the HBC Record Society, blank, frontis leaf, title, limited edition notice, title, printer’s imprint, ix-x, list of illustrations, blank, 1-974, (2), list of members i-ix, list of subscribing libraries x-xv, blank, (2)., Category: Book Canada; Book History. Excellent condition, some leaves unopened. Item #B3392

Edition: First and Limited Edition., Binding: Original blue cloth boards, flat spine with gilt title and gilt HBC stamp, top edges gilt, fore- and bottom edges untrimmed. , Notes: These are Volumes XXI and XXII of the Publications of the Hudson’s Bay Record Society, distributed in a limited printing to society members. These two volumes are the most detailed of the Society’s publications, and presents a definitive history of the great British fur-trading venture, covering the Company’s activities from the granting of the Charter (1670) to the Deed of Surrender (1869). The author had unprecendented access to original documents from the Company archives., Size: 8vo., Illustration: Complete with a coloured frontispiece portrait in each volume, 4 additional leaves of portraits, 2 folding maps, and double-page endpaper-pastedown maps., Volume: Two Volumes., References: Smith S602; Tweney 64., Pages: P. Volume 1. (2), half-title, blank, list of members of the HBC Record Society, blank, title, limited edition notice, frontis leaf, title, printer’s imprint, foreword, blank, preface xi-xii, contents xiii-xv, list of illustrations, 1-687, blank, list of members i-ix, list of subscribing libraries x-xv, blank, (2); Volume 2. (6), half-title, blank, list of members of the HBC Record Society, blank, frontis leaf, title, limited edition notice, title, printer’s imprint, ix-x, list of illustrations, blank, 1-974, (2), list of members i-ix, list of subscribing libraries x-xv, blank, (2)., Category: Book Canada; Book History.

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