New York: Greenwood Press, 1968. First Greenwood Reprinting of the Champlain Society Publication XXI, 1934. Hardcover. Royal 8vo. (red buckram), pp. 611, appendix, index, 6 folding maps in rear pocket, 1 map bound in at the rear. --. Near fine condition. Item #10560
"Samuel Hearne was an English explorer, fur-trader, author, and naturalist. He was the first European to make an overland excursion across northern Canada to the Arctic Ocean, actually Coronation Gulf, via the Coppermine River. -- Philip Turnor was a surveyor and cartographer for the Hudson's Bay Company. Turnor hired on for three years as an inland surveyor with the HBC and landed at York Factory in August, 1778. After mapping York itself, he set out to map the route to Cumberland House and the newly established post of Upper Hudson House. -- Peter Fidler was a British surveyor, map-maker, fur trader and explorer who had a long career in the employ of the Hudson's Bay Company in what later became Canada. He was born in Bolsover, Derbyshire, England and died at Fort Dauphin in present-day Manitoba".-wikipedia.