Publication: State of South Dakota, 1932, Pierre
First edition. Cloth, 458 pp. Editor's preface. Historical introduction. Notes and references. Appendices. Index. 3 Plates. "Descriptive of Life on the Upper Missouri; of a Fur Trader's Experiences Among the Mandans, Gros Ventres, and Their Neighbors; of the Ravages of the Small-Pox Epidemic of 1837." The lengthy introduction provides an important historical perspective on Chardon's journal. A fine, bright copy.
Inventory Number: 48005