Lot 73 of 305:
Publications Hudson's Bay Record Society 33 vols.  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$900
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$1,500 - $2,500

Title:
Publications of the Hudson's Bay Record Society. Volumes 1 - 33 (complete)

Author:
**

Place:
London & Winnipeg

Publisher:
Hudson's Bay Record Society

Date:
1938-1981

Description:
33 volumes. Cloth, spines lettered in gilt, 1st 22 volumes with top edges gilt (no jackets, as issued), last 11 with jackets. First Editions. Completed set of these important records, collection the letters, correspondence, reports, journals, and other documentary records of the Hudson's Bay Company, providing prime source material for the history of the economic development of Canada from 1670 (Foundation of the Hudson's Bay Company) to the nineteenth century. Among the contributors are Sir George Simpson; Peter Skene Ogden; John McLoughlin; John Rae; James Isham; and other factors, traders and trappers. Includes E.E. Rich's history of the Company. Laid into the final volume is a letter from the Record Society, dated 1985, explaining that it has suspended activities indefinitely due to financial constraints.

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Condition:
Fading to many of the cloth spines, jackets sunned as well, some wear, a few spines stained; overall very good.


 
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213594
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