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The Oregon Territory, And The British North American Fur Trade, With An Account Of The Habits And Customs Of The Principal Native Tribes On The Northern Continent by John Dunn

The Oregon Territory, And The British North American Fur Trade, With An Account Of The Habits And Customs Of The Principal Native Tribes On The Northern Continent

by John Dunn

Publication: G B Zieber & Co, 1845, Philadelphia

First American Edition. Original Printed Wrappers. Small Octavo. viii, 236pp.+8pp. Advertisements. Preface. First-hand account of the early British fur trade development of the Pacific Northwest. " The author was in the service of the Hudson's Bay Company for sixteen years, and spent eight of those years traveling throughout the Pacific Northwest exploring the country and trading with the Indians. His remarks on the methods of trading of the various fur companies and on the manners and customs of the Indians are of the greatest interest. His work is practically a history of the Hudson's Bay Company in the Northwest". Tweney-The Washington 89. Heavy chipping to edges of fragile original wrappers. Front wrapper crudely reattached by previous owner.

Inventory Number: 47497

$450.00