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A COUNTRY SO INTERESTING:  THE HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY AND TWO CENTURIES OF MAPPING, 1670-1870., Ruggles, Richard I.

Author Name    Ruggles, Richard I.

Title   A COUNTRY SO INTERESTING: THE HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY AND TWO CENTURIES OF MAPPING, 1670-1870.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good+

Jacket Condition   Very Good+

Publisher   Montreal McGill - Queen's University Press 1991

ISBN Number    0773506780 / 9780773506787

Seller ID   28200

300 pp, oblong (9 1/4" H x 12 1/4" D). Dark blue cloth with gold lettering/banding on spine. "Maps were an essential tool for the Hudson's Bay Company. The Company became, during the two centuries before Confederation, the main mapping agency in British North America for the immense territory extending from Ungava Bay to the Pacific Ocean. Richard Ruggles describes and analyses the mapping activities of the more than 160 Company servants and surveyors engaged in the field, as well as the contributions of more than fifty Indians and Inuit who drew sketches and gave confirgurations. Also included are annotated catalogues of all the maps known to have been produced by the (Company), and sixty-six reproductions of the most important maps and sketches." Minor edge wear, slight waviness to top/bottom edges of text block Dust jacket has very minor edge wrinkling, very minor rubbing.

Albany  Factory,  Forts,  Albany  River,  Alexander  C.  Anderson,  Arctic,  Coast,  Maps,  Mapping,  Cartography,  Aaron  Arrowsmith,  Mapmakers,  Mapmaking,  Lake  Athabasca,  Beaver  Conservation,  Beaver  River,  Boats,  Bottom  Of  The  Bay,  Brigade  Trails,  British  Columbia,  Buckingham  House,  Cadastral  Maps,  Canadian  Traders,  Caniapiscau,  Canoes,  Canoeing,  Carlton  House,  Charts,  Charlton  Island,  Chesterfield  Inlet,  Churchill  Factory,  River,  Clearwater,  James  Clouston,  Captain  William  Coats,  Columbia  River,  Compass,  Coppermine  River,  Cordillera,  Cowlitz  Farm,  Cree,  Cumberland  House,  Alexander  Grant  Dallas,  James  Douglas,  Factors,  Eastmain,  Fort  Edmonton,  Eskimo,  Inuit,  Esquimalt,  Peter  Fidler,  Sir  John  Franklin,  Fraser  River,  Fur  Trade,  Geographical  Field  Observations,  Gloucester  House,  Graticule,  Great  Slave  Lake,  Great  Whale,  Henry  Hanwell,  Harbours,  Hayes  River,  Samuel  Hearne,  Henley  House,  John  Hodgson,  Fort  Hope,  Hudson  Bay,  Hudson's  Bay  Company,  Indians,  Drawing  Instruments,  Inland  Wintering,  James  Bay,  Edward  Jarvis,  Fort  Kamloops,  Labrador,  Latitude,  Adolphus  Lee  Lewes,  Liard  River,  Longitude,  Mackenzie,  Measurement,  Moose  Factory,  Moose  River,  Nanaimo,  Nelson  River,  Nisqually,  Nasqually,  North  West  Company,  Northwest  Passage,  Peter  Skene  Ogden,  Oregon  Territory,  Osnaburgh  House,  Pacific,  Joseph  Despard  Pemberton,  Portages,  Puget  Sound,  Red  River,  Richmond  Gulf,  Rocky  Mountains,  Rupert's  Land,  Saskatchewan  River,  Severn  Fort,  George  Simpson,  Snake  River,  Surveying,  Surveyors,  George  Taylor,  David  Thompson,  Hermann  Otto  Tiedemann,  Trading  Posts,  Trade  Routes,  William  Fraser  Tolmie,  Philip  Turnor,  Ungava,  Vancouver,  Victoria,  Winnipeg,  York  Factory,  Yukon. 

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