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Steamboats West. The 1859 American Fur Company Missouri River Expediti by  Lawrence H. And Barbara J. Cottrell. Larsen

Steamboats West. The 1859 American Fur Company Missouri River Expediti

by Lawrence H. And Barbara J. Cottrell. Larsen

First edition. 8vo. Cloth, 256 pp., acknowledgments, introduction, illustrated, map, bibliography, footnotes, index. The story of a headline-making trip when in 1859, the American Fur Company set out on what would be the longest steamboat trip in North American history. A 6200 mile trek along the Missouri River from St. Louis to Fort Benton in present-day Montana, and back again. It was a venture that extended trade deep into the Northwest and made an enormous stride in transportation. As new, unread copy, without dust jacket as issued.

Inventory Number: 43842

$40.00