Quantum Book / Hudson's Bay Company, Toronto, 0, ISBN:1895892201:
Seller ID: 108281
TICHENOR, Harold. The Blanket : An Illustrated History of the Hudson's Bay Point Blanket. (Toronto) : "A Quantum Book produced for Hudson's Bay Company", (2002). First Edition. Pp (2),3-80. Illustrated throughout in colour and b&w. 8vo, hardcovers. "With its proud stripes and distinctive black markings, the Hudson's Bay point blanket is a Canadian icon. In 1779, HBC commissioned the textile mill of Thomas Empson of Witney, Oxfordshire, to produce'pointed' blankets. During the 1800s, their warmth and durability made the m a favorite of the Native peoples, traders, and pioneers. Toda... View More...