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[Dawson, George M.]

Report on an exploration in the Yukon district, N. W. T. and adjacent northern portion of British Columbia 1887 by George M. Dawson, with extracts relating to the Yukon district from Report on an exploration in the Yukon and Mackenzie basins, 1887-88 by R. G. McConnell

S. E. Dawson, Printer to the Queen, Ottawa. 1898, viii, 244p., illustrated with photographs (most appear to be retouched for clarity), entirely lacks maps. Plain printed 10 x 6.5 inch wraps once detached and now secured with crumby old tape. Otherwise, a bit edgeworn and dog eared (but not Iditarod material) Geological survey of Canada. "As a result of the late remarkable discoveries of gold in the Klondike region, much general attention has been awakened in the entire Yukon District.. and so great a demand has arisen for the reports and maps of the Yukon Expedition of 1887-88, that..it has been decided to reprint the writer's report of 1887" &c &c. "The present publication thus includes in a convenient form all the information directly obtained by the Geological Survey..likely to be of use to the prospector.." --by and large information on rivers, river travel, and lakes

Cat.No: 85215

Price: $15.00

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