Publication: University of Oklahoma Press, 1959, Norman
First edition. Cloth, 279pp., illus., 4 maps. Extensive bibliography, index. Well-written and thoroughly-researched, this is a great biography of a man who played a major role in the development of the Rocky Mountain fur trade. The eldest of 5 brothers, all involved in the Western fur trade, Bill Sublette was a contemporary of Jedediah Smith, Jim Bridger, Hugh Glass, Thomas Fitzpatrick, William Ashley, etc., and equally deserving of recognition for his role in the exploration and fur trade development of the American West. A fine copy in price-clipped dust jacket with occasional light edgewear.
Inventory Number: 51594