JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE ON THE NORTH WEST COAST OF NORTH AMERICA DURING THE YEARS 1811, 1812, 1813 AND 1814
Toronto The Champlain Society 1969 (ix) 330 (xix) pages. First edition Thus. Red Cloth. Gilt spine titling. Plain white dust wrapper with title typewritten on spine. 6 1/2" x 9 1/4". #802 of 825 copies. 1969. Transcribed and translated by Wessie Tipping Lamb. Edited and with an introduction and notes by W. Kaye Lamb. Illustrated including frontis portrait of Franchere. Three maps. Typewritten Organizational Structure of Astorian Expedition laid in. Includes text of original manuscript in French.The informative record of events at Astoria during the three years in which John Jacob Astor attempted to establish a fur-trading depot at the mouth of the Columbia River. A classic of the American Northwest. Limited edition to be supplied only to elected members of the Champlain Society and to subscribing libraries. Some trivial edgewear, but a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine plain paper wrapper, now in a clear mylar protective jacket.
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