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Parker's Tour Beyond the Rockies with map  

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Journal of an Exploring tour beyond the Rocky Mountains, under the direction of the A.B.C.F.M.: containing a description of the geography, geology, climate, productions of the country, and the numbers, manners, and customs of the natives: with a map of Oregon territory

Parker, Samuel


J.C. Derby & Co.



422, + 6 ad pp. With large folding map of the Oregon Territory. (8vo) 18.5x10 cm (7¼x4½'') original blindstamped brown cloth. Rebacked with original gilt lettered spine cloth laid down, new endpapers. Fifth Edition.

Early accounts of explorations in the Oregon Territory in the mid-1830's. Samuel Parker's primary purpose of this expedition, as stated in his preface, was "to become acquainted with the situation of the remote Indian tribes, and their disposition in regard to the geography of the country...". Howes P89.

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Some rubbing to cloth; top corner of front free endpaper lacking, foxing throughout, mostly to margins, toning to map; very good.

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