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PROPERTY OF THE TRUSTEES OF THE SANDYS TRUST

Dobbs, Arthur
ACCOUNT OF COUNTRIES ADJOINING TO HUDSON'S BAY IN THE NORTH-WEST PART OF AMERICA. LONDON: J. ROBINSON, 1744
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 6,000 GBP
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PROPERTY OF THE TRUSTEES OF THE SANDYS TRUST

Dobbs, Arthur
ACCOUNT OF COUNTRIES ADJOINING TO HUDSON'S BAY IN THE NORTH-WEST PART OF AMERICA. LONDON: J. ROBINSON, 1744
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 6,000 GBP
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Dobbs, Arthur
ACCOUNT OF COUNTRIES ADJOINING TO HUDSON'S BAY IN THE NORTH-WEST PART OF AMERICA. LONDON: J. ROBINSON, 1744
FIRST EDITION, 4to (255 X 200mm.), folding engraved map, contemporary speckled calf, scattered spotting, small tear to map, rubbed at corners, rebacked to style
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Provenance

Lord Sandys, armorial bookplate (probably Samuel Sandys, 1st Baron Sandys, 1695-1770)

Literature

Staton & Tremaine 193 (imperfect copy); Sabin 20404

Catalogue Note

This work was one of the eight books and pamphlets which were printed in the Dobbs-Middleton dispute. “... apart from the controversial portions, the work contains much valuable and interesting information… Dobbs strongly urged that the trade should be thrown open, alleging that the rapacity of the Hudson’s Bay Company in dealing with the Indians had thrown the fur trade into the hands of the French in Canada” (ODNB).

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