Ross's Adventures of the First Settlers on the Oregon or Columbia River, 1810-1813. Edited with Notes, Introductions, Index, etc., by Reuben Gold Thwaites

By: Reuben Gold Thwaites (1853-1913), editor

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LIMITED EDITION of 392 copies printed at the Lakeside Press, Chicago, this issue is a separate publication from the Early Western Travels, 1748-1846 Series, as stated on the title page; this book appeared as Vol. VII of the Early Western Travels, 1748-1846 Series. 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. 332, [4 ads] pp. Folding map, facsimile of the original title page, Appendix of Chinook Vocabulary; text clean, unmarked. Burgundy cloth, gilt-titled spine, top edge gilt; binding square and tight, covers soiled, spine lightly faded, light shelf wear. Very Good. Alexander Ross (1782-1856) was a native of Scotland who began work in John Jacob Astor's Pacific Fur Company in 1810. Ross wrote extensive office correspondence for the Pacific Fur Company and kept personal journals which became the basis for his Adventures of the First Settlers on the Oregon or Columbia River (1849). The Early Western Travels Series established the reputation of the Arthur H. Clark Company as a scholarly publisher as well as the style and format of subsequent publications. Reuben Gold Thwaites was an American librarian and historical writer whose reputation was instrumental in establishing the reputation of the Arthur H. Clark Company. REFERENCE: Clark & Brunet, Arthur H. Clark Company, No. 282.

Title: Ross's Adventures of the First Settlers on the Oregon or Columbia River, 1810-1813. Edited with Notes, Introductions, Index, etc., by Reuben Gold Thwaites

Author Name: Reuben Gold Thwaites (1853-1913), editor

Categories: Western Americana,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, The Arthur H. Clark Company: 1904

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Jacket Condition: None

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: JR1018-047

Keywords: Reuben Gold Thwaites, Ross's Adventures of the First Settlers on the Oregon or Columbia River 1810-1813, Oregon, Western Americana, Arthur H. Clark Company