River of the West: Life and Adventure in the Rocky Mountains & Oregon by Frances Fuller Victor Limited Edition Reprint Hardcover 1974

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Title: The River of the West: Life and Adventure in the Rocky Mountains and Oregon

Author: Frances Fuller Victor

Description: Edition of 1500 copies published in 1974. Dark maroon faux-leather binding with gilt. Gilt on spine a bit rubbed. Slight spine cocking and minor bowing at the bottom of the front board. Gift inscription from a granddaughter of the Oregon Country pioneer Joe Meek on the page opposite of the title page. Interior is clean. Originally published in 1870. Subtitled: "Embracing events in the life-time of a Mountain-Man and Pioneer: with the Early History of the North-Western Slope, including an account of the fur traders, the Indian Tribes, the overland immigration, the Oregon missions, and the tragic fate of Rev. Dr. Whitman and family. Also, a description of the country, its condition, prospects, and resources; its soil, climate and scenery; its mountains, rivers, valleys, deserts, and plains; its inland waters, and natural wonders." Includes a few illustrations.

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Brooks-Sterling Company

Place: Oakland, CA

Year: 1974

ISBN: n/a

Language: English

Size: 8.75 x 5.75 inches.

Pages: 602 pages.

Keywords: Oregon, history, Northwest, Pacific Northwest, pioneer, settlement, Oregon Country, Joe Meek, fur trade, fur trapping, trappers,

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