Concord: Israel S. Boyd and William White, 1839. 156pp. 12mo. Original brown cloth, stamped in gilt. Moderate wear to boards. Contemporary ownership signature on front pastedown. Foxed. Good. A detailed narrative of a tour through Labrador and Newfoundland, undertaken for the author's health. Tucker describes local life and customs, with much on the Eskimos, other Indians, the fur trade, sealing, the fisheries, Cape Breton, and Louisbourg. "A good sealing post," he writes, "is ranked as of the most valuable species of property." A useful description of the upper Canadian coastal economy. Scarce. TPL 5139. SABIN 97297. JONES II:227. ARCTIC BIBLIOGRAPHY 18068. SMITH, AMERICAN TRAVELLERS ABROAD T73. (Inventory #: WRCAM50829)
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