Adventures of the First Settlers on the Oregon or Columbia River: Bein. Alexander ROSS.

Adventures of the First Settlers on the Oregon or Columbia River: Bein

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ROSS, Alexander. Adventures of the First Settlers on the Oregon or Columbia River: Being a Narrative of the Expedition Fitted Out by John Jacob Astor, to Establish the "Pacific fur Company"; With an Account of Some Indian Tribes on the Coast of the Pacific. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1849. 1st ed. folding map. xvi, 352pp. A very good copy in 3/4 leather & marbled boards. Howes R-448. Wagner-Camp 172. Field 1325. A book of the greatest importance to the history of the Astorian venture and the early Anglo-American struggle for control of the Oregon country. Ross was an officer of the Astorian compnay, and this is one of the fullest accounts of the whole venture, later supplemented by the author's "Fur Hunters of the Far West."

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