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1 HUYDA, Richard J. HIME, H.L Camera in the Interior: 1858. H.L. Hime, Photographer : The Assinoboine andSaskatchewan Exploring Expedition.
Coach House Press, Toronto , 1975, 
(HIME, H.L.). HUYDA, Richard J. Camera in the Interior: 1858. H.L. Hime, Photographer : The Assinoboine and Saskatchewan Exploring Expedition. Toronto: The Coach House Press, (1975). Pp (11),1-49 (photos), [1]-55,(1), large folding map at front. Illustrated. Maps. Oblong 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Arora, The Saskatchewan Bibliography 2239. “Camera in the Interior collects what are probably the first photographs taken in the Canadian west. There are forty-nine photographs taken by Humphrey Lloyd Hime, photographer and surveyor attached to the Assiniboine and Saskatchewan Exploring Expedition, sent by the Canadian government in 1858 to survey lands over which it hoped to gain jurisdiction when Hudson Bay Company leases expired in 1859. The plates are micrograin duotone photo offset reproductions from the original Hime prints. The have been reproduced actual size. The photographs are accompanied by maps, a detailed history of the Assiniboine and Saskatchewan Exploring Expedition and an illustrated explanation of nineteenth-century photographic methods and equipment.” - from the dj. Corners bumped, else very good in rubbed dustjacket (with a couple of tears). 35.00

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