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COUES, Elliott (ed.) [ALEXANDER HENRY] [DAVID THOMPSON] - New Light on the Early History of the Greater Northwest / the Manuscript Journals of Alexander Henry and of David Thompson; Complete Two Volume Facsimile Edition, in Publisher's Slipcase

 1552387099,
Minneapolis, MN, Ross & Haines, Inc, 1965. Hardcover. Royal 8vo. Both volumes are in near fine condition, with no discernable flaws, other than a brief ink gift inscription to the front free endpaper of volume I. The slipcase is slightly scuffed, and splitting along one corner, otherwise in very good condition. First published in 1897, this set issued in a limited edition of 1500 copies. Pagination: pp. xxviii, 1,027. Originally published as a three volume set, the third volume containing the index and the maps (pp. 917-1027). Representative chapter headings for include: 'The Red River Brigade of 1800', 'The Park River Post', 'The Pembina River Post (six chapters), 'The Mandan Tour, 1806', 'The Cheyenne Treaty, 1806', 'The Saskatchewan Brigade of 1808'; 'Ethnography of Fort Vermilion', 'To Fort Augustus and Back, 1809', 'Overland from White Earth to the Rocky Mountain House, 1810', 'Over the Great Divide, 1811', 'Geography and Ethnography', 'Down the Saskatchewan, 1811', and four chapters on the Columbia River expedition to Astoria. Peel (3) 83; Waterston p. 193. Ill.: folding map in pocket.
USD 140.00 [Appr.: EURO 129.75 | £UK 110.5 | JPą 21991] Book number 9900036090

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