The Mackenzie. Rivers of America, Leslie Roberts.

The Mackenzie.

New York: Rinehart & Company, 1949. First Printing of the First US Edition. A Fine copy in a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with a small chip to the heel of the spine. The Mackenzie flows north from the Great Slave Lake to millions of square miles of the Canadian Northwest Territories stretching more than twelve hundred miles to the Beaufort Sea. The battle between fur barons was fought on tthe Mackenzie as was the battle between Canada and the Hudson's Bay Company. When gold was discovered, the Mackenzie took on the aspects of a mineralogist's heaven, followed by the discovery of pitchblende--the source of U-235 for the atom bomb. Item #27544

Price: $75.00

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