1870 River of the West Victor America INDIANS Oregon Rocky Mountains Illustrated

VICTOR, Frances Fuller

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Frances Victor’s ‘The River of the West’ is a history of the American Pacific Northwest through the narrative of the man ‘Joe Meek’ who began as a fur trapper and ended up an Oregon legislator.

Jerome Greene says, “Although ‘The River of the West’ doubtless stands as her single most noted contribution, all of her historical work exhibits vivid narration, impartiality, and forthrightness in style”

 

Victor covers a wide array of topics including:

  • Fur traders,
  • Indian tribes,
  • Hunting
  • Yellowstone
  • Slave States
  • Sheridan’s first Battle, and many other Battles
  • Overland immigration,
  • Oregon missions,
  • Tragic fate of Rev. Whitman and family
  • Description of the country, its condition, prospects, and resources
  • And much more!

 

This 1870 edition includes 13 full page plates and 18 in-text woodcut illustrations!

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1870 River of the West Victor America INDIANS Oregon Rocky Mountains Illustrated

 

Frances Victor’s ‘The River of the West’ is a history of the American Pacific Northwest through the narrative of the man ‘Joe Meek’ who began as a fur trapper and ended up an Oregon legislator.

Jerome Greene says, “Although ‘The River of the West’ doubtless stands as her single most noted contribution, all of her historical work exhibits vivid narration, impartiality, and forthrightness in style”

 

Victor covers a wide array of topics including:

  • Fur traders,
  • Indian tribes,
  • Hunting
  • Yellowstone
  • Slave States
  • Sheridan’s first Battle, and many other Battles
  • Overland immigration,
  • Oregon missions,
  • Tragic fate of Rev. Whitman and family
  • Description of the country, its condition, prospects, and resources
  • And much more!

 

This 1870 edition includes 13 full page plates and 18 in-text woodcut illustrations!

 

Item number: #10246

Price: $499

 

VICTOR, Frances Fuller

 

The river of the West: life and adventure in the Rocky Mountains and Oregon: embracing events in the life time of a mountain-man and pioneer: with the early history of the north-western slope…

 

Hartford, Conn.: Columbian Book Company; Toledo, Ohio: W.E. Bliss & Co.; Chicago, Ill.: Union Publishing Co.; San Francisco, Cal.: R.J. Trumbull & Co., 1870.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [3], xxii, 602, [4]
    • 13 plates and 18 in-text woodcut illustrations
  • Reference: Larned 2074; Graff 4477; Howes V 89; Field 1603;
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Cloth; tight and secure
  • Size: ~9in X 6in (23cm x 15.5cm)
  • Very rare and desirable with auction records and price comparisons at $750+

 

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10246

Categories

Americana, American History

Arts & Architecture

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

VICTOR, Frances Fuller

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete