MACKENZIE, ALEXANDER, SIR. 1764-1820.
Voyages dans l'interieur de l'Amerique Septentrionale, faits en 1789, 1792 et 1793. Paris: Dentu, 1802. 3 volumes. , xx, 409; , 420; , 388 pp. Illustrated with portrait frontis of the author, 1 folding table, and 3 large folding maps. 8vo (192 x 120 mm). Period full marbled sheep, spine gilt and with red and green gilt-lettered labels. Toning to half-title of first volume, generally internally clean, bindings with spines and corners rubbed.
First edition in French of the first crossing of North America from ocean to ocean by a white man. The French edition includes many notes added by the translator which, Sabin states, "greatly enhances the value of the work." Howes M133; Sabin 43416.