Journal of an Exploring Tour Beyond the Rocky Mountains, Under the Direction of the American board of Commissions for Foreign Missions, in the Years 1835, '36, and '37; Containing a Description of the Geography, Geology, Climate, Productions of the Country, and the Number, Manners, and Customs of the Natives: With a Map of Oregon Territory. Samuel Parker.

Journal of an Exploring Tour Beyond the Rocky Mountains, Under the Direction of the American board of Commissions for Foreign Missions, in the Years 1835, '36, and '37; Containing a Description of the Geography, Geology, Climate, Productions of the Country, and the Number, Manners, and Customs of the Natives: With a Map of Oregon Territory

Ithaca, NY: Published by the Author; Mack, Andrus, & Woodruff, Printers, 1840. Second edition. Hardcover. 400pp. Duodecimo [19.5 cm] in decorative blindstamped brown cloth, rebacked (retaining most of original backstrip), with gilt-stamped spine title. With the folding map at front. Light wear to extremities; foxing throughout textblock. Foxing and 3/4" tear to map, else very light wear. Wagner/Camp 70:2; Howes P89. Very good. Item #55695

In 1835, the Reverend Samuel Parker accompanied a fur-trading group from Council Bluffs to Walla Walla. "The map was the earliest, to obtain any circulation, which contains reliable information as to the interior of the Oregon Territory." - Henry R. Wagner and Charles L. Camp.

Price: $500.00

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