Lot 67 of 305:
Early History of the Greater Northwest  

Click image to enlarge
Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$510
Estimate:
$600 - $900

Title:
New Light on the Early History of the Greater Northwest. The Manuscript Journals of Alexander Henry and David Thompson. 1799-1814

Author:
Henry, Alexander and David Thompson

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Francis P. Harper

Date:
1897

Description:
Edited by Elliott Coues. 3 volumes. xxviii, [1]-446 pp; vi, 447-916 pp; [vi], [917]-1027 pp. Frontispiece in Vol. 1, 4 folding maps in pocket at rear of Vol. 3. 24x15 cm. (9¼x6"), green cloth, spines lettered in gilt. No. 563 of 1100 copies. First Edition. Important source material on early trade and exploration in the far west. Henry was a Fur Trader of the Northwest Company and Thomspon was the Official Geographer and Explorer for the same company. These journals document their explorations and adventures among the inhabitants on the Red, Saskatchewan, Missouri and Columbia rivers. Tweney describes it as "an entirely new and original work printed from the original manuscripts, and contains the authors' daily journal of travels, explorations, and adventures in the fur trade throughout the Northwest." Howes H419; Tweney 9.

Lot Amendments

Condition:
Spine ends slightly bumped, corners rubbed a touch; near fine, bright copies.


 
Item number:
213575
Shipping info:
Terms and conditions

CONTRACTS

All accepted bids are contracts and are considered final and non withdrawable.

BUYER'S PREMIUM

A buyer's premium of 20% will be applied to all purchases.

ONLINE BIDDING

The person posting the bids online has to be the person who has registered for the auction.