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THE WILD NORTH LAND:
Butler, Captain W.F.

THE WILD NORTH LAND:

Being the Story of a Winter Journey, With Dogs, Across Northern North America. Sampson Low, Marston, Low, & Searle 1874.
2nd Ed. x + [i] + 358pp. + 48pp. publ. adverts. Port. frontis., 15 plates, folding map. Some light browning, large armorial bookplate, original gilt lettered cloth with gilt ills. to upper board and sl. bumped spine. Lieutenant General Sir William Francis Butler GCB, PC (Ire) (1838–1910) Irish 19th-century British Army officer, writer, and adventurer. At the request of Lieutenant Governor Adams George Archibald Butler travelled through the newly acquired western territory of Canada to report on conditions, Butler set out for Edmonton. Butler’s winter journey not only produced an influential report for the Canadian government but became the basis for his above work.
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