On Trail and Rapid by Dog-Sled & Canoe: The Story of Bishop Bompas's Life amongst the Red Indians and Eskimo Told for Boys and Girls.

By: Cody, H. A.

Price: $75.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


First Edition; First Printing. 7.75 inches tall. 203 pages plus publisher's catalogue. Bound in colorful, illustrated cloth covers depicting Bishop Bompas and his dogsled team on the front cover and in a canoe on the spine. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Attractive period inscription. Moderate handling wear; light bump to lower corners. ---- A full-color frontispiece depicts the Bishop and an Indian companion crossing an icy river. The pages show mild age toning. This work includes numerous black-and-white plates depicting the Bishop's travels. [Title pages states 27 illustrations, the contents page lists 26] ---- William Carpenter Bompas (1834 - 1906) was a Church of England clergyman and missionary in northwestern Canada, first Anglican bishop of the Athabasca diocese, then of the Mackenzie River diocese and then of the Selkirk (Yukon) diocese as these dioceses were successively carved out of the original Rupert's Land diocese. Ref: Hiram Alfred Cody; An Apostle of the North; University of Alberta.

Title: On Trail and Rapid by Dog-Sled & Canoe: The Story of Bishop Bompas's Life amongst the Red Indians and Eskimo Told for Boys and Girls.

Author Name: Cody, H. A.

Categories: Travel, Geography & Exploration, BIOGRAPHY / AUTOBIOGRAPHY / MEMOIR,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: London, Seeley & Co. Limited: 1911

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 006194