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gentlemen adventurers

Robert E. Pinkerton

gentlemen adventurers

by Robert E. Pinkerton

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Published by McClelland in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hudson"s Bay Company

  • Edition Notes

    Statementintroduction by Stewart Edward White.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 357 p. :
    Number of Pages357
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16044683M

    The Gentlemen Adventurers. likes 1 talking about this. The Gentleman Adventurers is a theatrical troupe specializing in first person historical interpretation of the explorers, army and naval Followers: "If you like reality, The Last Gentleman Adventurer will be your cup of tea: a delicious quaff of it. Savor it!" — Edward Hoagland "Maurice's memoir supplies a fascinating elegy to a vanishing world." — Telegraph "One of those rare writers who will be remembered for turning out one great memoir/travel book .

    The Last of the Gentlemen Adventurers Coming of Age in the Arctic (Book): Maurice, Edward Beauclerk: "At sixteen, Edward Beauclerk Maurice impulsively signed up with the Hudson's Bay Company, the Company of Gentleman Adventurers, and was sent to an isolated trading post in the Canadian Arctic, where there was no telephone or radio and only one ship arrived each year. Pelham, or the adventures of a gentleman (Bulwer's Works, Warwick edition) by Bulwer-Lytton, Lord Edward and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

      "If you like reality, The Last Gentleman Adventurer will be your cup of tea: a delicious quaff of it. Savor it!" -- Edward Hoagland "Maurice's memoir supplies a fascinating elegy to a vanishing world." -- Telegraph "One of those rare writers who will be remembered for turning out one great memoir/travel book/5(3). The Last Gentleman Adventurer Coming of Age in the Arctic (Book): Maurice, Edward Beauclerk: This is a great book about life at remote bases in Canada's far north as seen by a young English boy who went there by himself to see the world and got more than he could have bargained for. Beautifully written. --Sir Ranulph Fiennes As spare, gleaming, and exhilarating as the Arctic wastes and the.


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At sixteen, Edward Beauclerk Maurice impulsively signed up with the Hudson's Bay Company—the company of Gentleman Adventurers—and ended up at an isolated trading post in the Canadian Arctic, where there was no communication with the outside world and only one ship arrived each year.

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