The Oregon Trail
Parkman, Francis; Edited from his Notebooks by Mason Wade , Maynard Dixon(illus.)
Place Published: New York
Publisher: The Heritage Press
Date Published: 1943
Book Id: 42264
297pp. Octavo [25 cm] Tan cloth over boards with the title stamped in red on the backstrip, and red and black ink stamped designs on the backstrip and front cover. The text block edges have the publisher's red stain. Very good condition. There are several small stains on the covers. Internally, very clean. The slipcase is in good condition, with rubbing, and four splits in the boards along the edges. The longest split measures 4" long. The slipcase is also a bit sunned, and has several moisture stains (one of them, a partial moisture ring).
Illustrations by Maynard Dixon, depicting three weeks during the summer of 1846, in which Parkman spent time hunting buffalo with the Oglala Sioux.