Songs of the Wilderness: Being a Collection of Poems, Written in Some Different Parts of the Territory of the Hudson's Bay Company, and in the Wilds of Canada, on the Route to that Territory in the Spring and Summer of 1844; Interspersed with Some Illustrative Notes

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F. & J. Rivington, 1846 - Blind tooled bindings - 153 pages
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