Ten Volumes. First editions. 8vo. Cloth, each Volume 395pp. to 415pp., illustrations, folding 2-color map. Lengthy introduction. "Biographical sketches of the participants, by scholars of the subjects, and with introductions by the editor." "Containing 292 biographical sketches, this is the foremost authority on the mountain men...Volume 1 contains a celebrated essay by Hafen: "A brief history of the fur trade of the Far West", while Volume X contains a complete index to all 10 volumes and a fine bibliography."---Camille E. Cazedessus II. An outstanding work. More than 75 scholars contributed: Camp, Drury, Ellison, Hafen, Haines, Holmes, Josephy, Lavender, Lecompte, Mattes, Mumey, Nasatir, Nunis, Parkhill, Russell, Settle, Skarsten, Stewart, Sunder, Weber, and many more. A study of primary importance, and considered by many to be one of the most important publications of The Arthur H. Clark Company. A fine, tight, clean set with transparent protective dust jackets. An exceptional set.
Inventory Number: 42860