Title Information Respecting the Yukon District from the Reports of Wm. Ogilvie, Dominion Land Surveyor, and from Other Sources
Binding Hard Cover
Book Condition Fair
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Publisher Ottawa Government Printing Bureau 1897
Seller ID 1993297
Ottawa: Government Printing Bureau. 1897. Ex-Library. 65 pp. Includes 2 double-page maps, 10 plates. 'Contains notes, principally by Wm. Ogilvie, Dominon Land Surveyor; historical sketch, means of access; Ogilvie's exploration of 1887; from Taiya to Alaska boundary, survey of Forty-mile River, the Yukon River, affluent streams (Lewes River) and adjacent country, agricultural capabilities, timber, minerals, fur products, game, birds, fish, native Indians; later reports on discoveries of gold; extract from Inspector Constantine's report, 1895; extract from A.E. Wills' report, 1895, on climate, health and diseases. Includes table of distances from head of Taiya Inlet.' Arctic Bibliography 12749. KEYWORDS: ADVENTURE ARCTIC YUKON DISTRICT Condition Notes: Former library copy, rebound, marks on boards and title page - no internal markings. Lacks double-page map of Yukon River and tributaries, other plates and maps included. Final text page and both pages of second map loose, edges of these pages worn with minor loss, light stain to top margin of just a couple pages, ink note on title page states, 'Purchased by C.L. Barcomble (?) May 75'. None found on the market, no auction records. A good number of copies in OCLC, but of course mostly in Canada. A good candidate for rebinding and restoration.