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The Great Explorers : Canada's story

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Title

The Great Explorers : Canada's story

Subject

Explorers--Biography--Juvenile literature.
Canada--Discovery and exploration--Juvenile literature.
Canada--Description and travel--Juvenile literature.

Description

original green cloth binding, printed images on front and spine, lettering in green. Inscription on front free endpaper.
Endpaper illustrations by W. G. Easton.
Colour illustrations by W. R. S. Stott.
Green cloth boards with colour cover and spine illustration; decorated endpapers.
Cover illustration signed: A.M., 1910.
Physical Description: [2], 160 p., [4] leaves of col. plates : col. ill., map.

Table Of Contents

John and Sebastian Cabot: the first voyage to Newfoundland [from "Discoveries and travels in North America" / by Hugh Murray]
Jacques Cartier: the story of Cartier's discoveries [from "Pioneers of France in the New World" / by Francis Parkman]
Martin Frobisher: the second voyage of Martin Frobisher [from Hakluyt's "Voyages"]
Sir Humphrey Gilbert: Sir Humphrey Gilbert's discoveries [from "Voyages and travels" / by John Harris]
John Davis: a search for the North-West Passage [from "Discoveries and travels in North America" / by Hugh Murray]
Samuel de Champlain: Champlain at Quebec [from "Pioneers of France in the New World" / by Francis Parkman]
Henry Hudson: Hudson's last voyage [from "Adventures of Henry Hudson" / by Francis Lester Hawks]
Pierre Esprit Radisson: Radisson among the Indians [from Radisson's "Voyages"]
Pierre de la VĂ©randrye
Samuel Hearne: Journey to the Coppermine River [from "Discoveries and travels in North America" / by Hugh Murray]
Sir Alexander Mackenzie: Crossing the continent [from "The journal of a voyage through N. W. America" / by Sir A. Mackenzie].

Creator

Strang, Herbert.

Publisher

London : Henry Frowde
(London and Bungay : Richard Clay & Sons, Limited)

Date Issued

1912

Contributor

Easton, W. G., ill.
Stott, W. R. S. (William Robertson Smith), 1878-1939 ill.

Format

Print

Language

English

Type

Children's Literature

Bibliographic Citation

Strang, Herbert. The great explorers: Canada's story. London: Henry Frowde, 1912.

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Original Format

Book

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Citation

Strang, Herbert., “The Great Explorers : Canada's story,” York University Libraries | Clara Thomas Archives & Special Collections online exhibits, accessed December 15, 2017, http://archives.library.yorku.ca/items/show/4202.