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A voyage to Hudson"s-Bay

Henry Ellis

A voyage to Hudson"s-Bay

by the Dobbs galley and California, in the years 1746 and 1747, for discovering a North west passage; with an accurate survey of the coast, and a short natural history of the country. Together with a fair view of the facts and arguments from which the future finding of such a passage is rendered probable ... To which is prefixed, an historical account of the attempts hitherto made for the finding a passage that way to the East-Indies ..

by Henry Ellis

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Published by Printed for H. Whitridge in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Northwest Passage,
  • Hudson Bay

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesHistory of the Canadian Northwest -- PNW 379.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxxviii, 336 p.
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17741373M
    OCLC/WorldCa13852722

    In the Book of Job, Lucifer challenged JEHOVAH and said that a man will give anything to save his life. In the case of the Hudson's Bay Company, they would give anything even sell their own souls for a BEAVER'S SKIN!!. The American and French Revolutions were financed by Spanish silver and Hudson's Bay beaver skins. James Isham's observations on Hudsons Bay, And, Notes and observations on a book entitled A voyage to Hudsons Bay in the Dobbs Galley, , by James Isham, Krause Reprint, A discourse, designed to commemorate the discovery of New York by Henry Hudson, by Samuel Miller, New York Historical Society, I. Riley publisher,

      ELLIS, Henry (). A Voyage to Hudson’s-Bay, by the Dobbs Galley and California, in the years and , for Discovering a North West Passage. London: H. Whitridge, The first edition of Ellis’s work on the search for the Northwest Passage, from the library of Daines Barrington. The second part details the author’s own.   The Paperback of the Geography of Hudson's Bay: Being the Remarks of Captain W. Coats in Many Voyages to that Locality between the Years and by Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : William Coats.

    Source: E. E. Rich & A. M. Johnson (eds.), James Isham’s Observations on Hudsons Bay, , and Notes and Observations on a Book Entitled A Voyage to Hudsons Bay in the Dobbs Galley, Toronto: Champlain Society for the Hudson’s .   Half Moon: Henry Hudson and the Voyage that Redrew the Map of the World Douglas Hunter, $ (on sale) This book is an excellent discussion of the voyage of Henry Hudson in the Half Moon, on behalf of the Dutch East India Company, that goes beyond the narrative to explore the Anglo-Dutch rivalry of the early 17th Century.


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James Isham’s Observations on Hudsons Bay,and Notes and Observations on a Book Entitled A Voyage to Hudsons Bay in the Dobbs Galley, James Isham Copy-book of Letters Outward &c. Begins 29th May,Ends 5 July, James Isham’s Observations on Hudsons Bay,and Notes and Observations on a Book Entitled A Voyage to Hudsons Bay in the Dobbs Galley, James Isham.

Part of Dispatch from George Simpson Esqr. Governor of Rupert's Land to the Governor & Committee of the Hudson's Bay Company, London, March 1, Continued and Completed March 24 and. The Remarkable History of the Hudson's Bay Company: Including That of the French Traders of North-Western Canada and of the North-West, XY, and Astor Fur Companies Paperback – Decem Cited by: 6.

Hudson Bay (Inuktitut: Kangiqsualuk ilua, French: baie d'Hudson) (sometimes called Hudson's Bay, usually historically) is a large body of saltwater in northeastern Canada with a surface area of 1, km 2 (, sq mi).

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Book. A voyage to Hudson's-Bay. View images from this item (1) Information. Description. This illustration forms part of the “short natural history of the country” that is announced on the title-page.

The sea unicorn is a narwhal, the sea horse is a walrus, and the white bear is a polar bear. : Narrative of a Voyage to Hudson's Bay in His Majesty's Ship Rosamund in This is a reprint of the original version.

Aside from a dent scratch on top front cover and a smaller one on back, t is in excellent condition with only very light edge wear and aging. No names, creases, stains or tears. Square, solid and attractive. The book includes a brief history of other attempts to find the passage, a map of Hudson Bay, several engravings of the fauna encountered, and observations of the natural history of the area.

With his reputation increased by the book's publication, Ellis became a fellow of the Royal Society in Price: $ Henry ELLIS.

A Voyage To Hudson's Bay By The Dobbs Galley and California, In the Years andFor Discovering a North-West Passage; With An accurate Survey of the Coast, an a short Natural History of the Country.

Together With A fair View of the Facts and Arguments from which the future finding such as Passage is rendered probable. Get this from a library. Observations on Hudsons Bay, and Notes and observations on a book entitled A voyage to Hudsons Bay in the Dobbs Galley, [James Isham].

Henry Hudson made his first voyage west from England inwhen he was hired to find a shorter route to Asia from Europe through the Arctic Ocean. After twice being turned back by ice, Hudson. Item # A Voyage to Hudson’s-Bay, by the Dobbs Galley and California, in the Years andfor discovering a North West Passage; with An Accurate Survey of the Coast, and a short Natural History of the Country.

The Hudson's Bay Company (HBC; French: Compagnie de la Baie d'Hudson) is a Canadian retail business group. A fur trading business for much of its existence, HBC now owns and operates retail stores in Canada and the United States. The company sold most of its European operations by August and its remaining stores, in the Netherlands, were closed by the end of Founded: 2 May ; years ago, London.

About this Item: A Quantum Book published for Hudson's Bay Company. Paperback. Condition: GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text.

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The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf. First Edition In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in New A new book is a book previously not circulated to a Edition: First Edition.Henry Hudson A colour lithograph based on a painting done by American artist Frederic A.

Chapman depicting the voyage of Henry Hudson's ship while Native Americans watch from the nearby shore. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.