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New Light on the Early History of the Greater Northwest. The Manuscript Journals of Alexander Henry and David Thompson. 1799-1814

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Auktionsarchiv: Los-Nr. 276

New Light on the Early History of the Greater Northwest. The Manuscript Journals of Alexander Henry and David Thompson. 1799-1814

Schätzpreis
500 $ - 800 $
Zuschlagspreis:
390 $
Beschreibung:

Title: New Light on the Early History of the Greater Northwest. The Manuscript Journals of Alexander Henry and David Thompson 1799-1814 Author: Henry, Alexander and David Thompson Place: New York Publisher: Francis P. Harper Date: 1897 Description: 3 volumes. xxviii, [1]-446 pp; vi, 447-916 pp; [vi], [917]-1027 pp. Edited by Elliott Coues. Frontispiece in Vol. 1, 4 folding maps in pocket at rear of Vol. 3. 24x15 cm. (9¼x6"), green cloth, spines lettered in gilt, edges uncut. No. 812 of 1100 copies. First Edition. Important source material on early trade and exploration in the far west. Henry was a Fur Trader of the Northwest Company and Thomspon was the Official Geographer and Explorer for the same company. These journals document their explorations and adventures among the inhabitants on the Red, Saskatchewan, Missouri and Columbia rivers. Tweney describes it as "an entirely new and original work printed from the original manuscripts, and contains the authors' daily journal of travels, explorations, and adventures in the fur trade throughout the Northwest." Howes H419; Tweney 9. Lot Amendments Condition: Spines and corners rubbed, covers stained, volumes shaken; foxing, some pages still uncut; very good. Item number: 251556

Auktionsarchiv: Los-Nr. 276
Auktion:
Datum:
09.10.2014
Auktionshaus:
PBA Galleries

San Francisco, CA 94109
Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika
[email protected]
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
Beschreibung:

Title: New Light on the Early History of the Greater Northwest. The Manuscript Journals of Alexander Henry and David Thompson 1799-1814 Author: Henry, Alexander and David Thompson Place: New York Publisher: Francis P. Harper Date: 1897 Description: 3 volumes. xxviii, [1]-446 pp; vi, 447-916 pp; [vi], [917]-1027 pp. Edited by Elliott Coues. Frontispiece in Vol. 1, 4 folding maps in pocket at rear of Vol. 3. 24x15 cm. (9¼x6"), green cloth, spines lettered in gilt, edges uncut. No. 812 of 1100 copies. First Edition. Important source material on early trade and exploration in the far west. Henry was a Fur Trader of the Northwest Company and Thomspon was the Official Geographer and Explorer for the same company. These journals document their explorations and adventures among the inhabitants on the Red, Saskatchewan, Missouri and Columbia rivers. Tweney describes it as "an entirely new and original work printed from the original manuscripts, and contains the authors' daily journal of travels, explorations, and adventures in the fur trade throughout the Northwest." Howes H419; Tweney 9. Lot Amendments Condition: Spines and corners rubbed, covers stained, volumes shaken; foxing, some pages still uncut; very good. Item number: 251556

Auktionsarchiv: Los-Nr. 276
Auktion:
Datum:
09.10.2014
Auktionshaus:
PBA Galleries

San Francisco, CA 94109
Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika
[email protected]
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
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