wild north land

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Creator Butler, William Francis (Sir)
Kelton, P. S.
Title wild north land
Identifier P000657
Subject Explorers, Surveyors and Travellers--Overland Journeys to the Pacific
Explorers, Surveyors and Travellers--Description and Travel--General
Travelers--Great Britain
Voyageurs--Grande-Bretagne
Northwest Passage--Description and travel
Railroads--History
Chemins de fer--Histoire
1873
Notes print 358 p., illus., map.; 23 cm.
Language English
Media Text
Contributor University of Alberta
Description Also published, 1st London edition, London: Sampson Low, Marston, Low & Searle, 1873 ([12], 358, [2], 38p.; publisher's advertisements dated October 1873); 2nd edition, London: S. Low, Marston, Low & Searle, 1874 (x, 358p.); 3rd edition, London: S. Low, Marston, Low & Searle, 1874 (x, 358p.); 4th edition, London: S. Low, Marston, Low & Searle, 1874 (x, 358p.); 5th edition, London: Sampson Low, Marston, Low & Searle, 1874 (x, 358p.); 4th edition, Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1874 (x, 358p.); [2nd edition], Montreal: Dawson Bros., 1874 (x, 358p.); 7th edition, London: S. Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1878 (358, 32p.); 8th edition, London: S. Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1881 (x, 354p.); 9th edition, London: S. Low, Marston, Low & Searle, 1884 (x, 358p.); 10th edition, London: Sampson Low, 1896 (x, 358p.); large paper edition limited to 210 numbered copies, New York: New Amsterdam, 1903 (xviii, 360p.); New York: A.S. Barnes & Co., 1904 (vii-xxii, 360p.); London: Burnes & Oates, 1907 & 1915 (364p.); Toronto: Macmillan Co. of Canada, [1907] (xiii, 364p.); Toronto: Macmillan, 1910 (xiii, 364p.); with introduction by William Lawson Grant, Toronto: Courier Press, 1911 (xxii, 360p.); with introduction by Robert Waite, New York: Allerton Books Co., 1922 ([1], 1 leaf, vii-xxii, 360p.); Toronto: Musson Book Co., 1924 (xiii, 364p.); reprint of 1873, Rutland, Vermont: C.E. Tuttle Co., [1968] (xviii, 363p.); reprint of 1873 with introduction by Edward McCourt, Edmonton: Hurtig, 1968 (xviii, 363p.); reprint of Allerton, 1922, New York: AMS Press, 1973 (xxii, 360p.). Sometimes the third and fourth words in the title are "northland" instead of "north land." Translated by Nial MacSuibhne as <i>Críocha Fiadhaine an Tuaiseirt </i>, Baile Átha Cliath, Ireland: Oifig an gSoláthair, 1938 (333p.). A journey to Lake Athabasca and the Pacific via the Peace River in 1872-1873. Appendix promotes an intercontinental rail line and presents various routes through the Rocky Mountains.
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