great lone land

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Creator Butler, William Francis (Sir)
Title great lone land
Identifier P000638
Subject Explorers, Surveyors and Travellers--Description and Travel--General
Rebellions and Regimental Histories--Red River Rebellion
British--Canada
Britanniques--Canada
Prairie Provinces--Description and travel
Red River Rebellion, 1869-70
Rouge, Rébellion de la rivière, 1869-1870
1872
Notes print x, 1 leaf, 388 p., front. (fold. map) plates.; 23 cm.
Language English
Media Text
Contributor University of Alberta
Description Includes instructions given to Butler by Sir Adams George Archibald, lieutenant-governor of Manitoba. Also published, 2nd edition, London: Sampson Low, Marston, Low & Searle, 1872 (x, 388p.); 3rd edition, London: S. Low, Marston, Low and Searle, 1872 (x, 388p.); 4th edition, London: Sampson Low, Marston, Low & Searle, 1873 (386p.); 4th and cheaper edition, London: Sampson Low, Marston, Low & Searle, 1873 (x, 386p.); 5th edition, London: S. Low, Marston, Low & Searle, 1873 (x, 1 leaf, 386, 48p.); 6th edition, London: S. Low, Marston, Low & Searle, 1874 (x, 1 leaf, 386p.); 7th edition, London: Sampson Low, 1875 (x, 1 leaf, 386p.); 8th edition, London: S. Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1878 (386p.); 9th edition, London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1879 (x, 386, 32p.); 10th edition, London: S. Low, Marston, Low, Searle & Rivington, 1881 (x, 386p.); 11th edition, London: S. Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1883 (x, 386p.); 13th edition, London: S. Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1889 (x, 386p.); 14th edition, London: S. Low, Marston, 1891 (x, 386p.); 15th and cheaper edition, London: S. Low, Marston, [1891] (x, 386p.); 16th edition, London: Burns & Oates, 1907 (xvii, 386p.); 17th edition, London: Burns & Oates, 1910 (x, 1 leaf, 386p.); 17th edition, Toronto: Macmillan, 1910 (x, 386p.); 18th edition, London: Burnes & Oates, 1915 (x, 386p.); 17th edition, Toronto: Macmillan, 1916 (x, 386p.); 18th edition, London: Burns & Oates, 1915 (386p.); Toronto: Macmillan Company of Canada, 1919 (x, 386p.); 19th edition, London & Manchester: Burns, Oates, & Washbourne, 1923 and Toronto: Musson Book Co., 1924 (x, 386p.); reprint of 1872 edition, as <i>Great lone land: An account of the Red River expedition and other travels and adventures in Western Canada </i>, Rutland Vermont: Charles E. Tuttle, 1968 and 1970 (xvii, 388p.); with introduction by Edward A. McCourt, Edmonton: Hurtig Publishers, 1968 and [1973] (xvii, 388p.). After participating in the events of 1870 at Red River, Butler was sent on a special mission across the prairies to report on the smallpox epidemic. In this journey, one of the travel classics of the West, Butler journeyed from Fort Garry to Rocky Mountain House and back. <i>See also </i>Peel <xref>615</xref>. For a somewhat belated review <i>see </i>Peel <xref>3074</xref>.
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