Sport and Travel in the Northland of Canada (Classic Reprint)
Liczba stron: 438
Wydanie: 2018 r.
Excerpt from Sport and Travel in the Northland of Canada<br><br>The Historical Sketch of Exploration in North Canada was written by Mr. P. A. Renwick.<br><br>To Mr. H. Elwes, I am indebted for the description of the Arctic coast butterﬂies shown in the coloured plate in the Appendix.<br><br>Most of the photographs reproduced were taken by myself, but my acknowledgments are due to Captain Deville, surveyor-general of the Dominion of Canada, for permission to reproduce a few taken by Mr. J. W. Tyrrell, c.e., and to Mr. C. E. Mathers of Edmonton, Alberta, for permission to reproduce a few others.<br><br>In the endeavour to represent the sound of Eskimo names and other words, both in the text of the book and in the vocabulary given in the Appendix, the system of spelling adopted by the Royal Geographical Society has been followed so far as it was found practicable, but, to avoid the frequent duplication of consonants, the quantity of vowels has in many cases been indicated by the usual signs.<br><br>About the Publisher<br><br>Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com<br><br>This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.