Lot 98 of 305:
Marshall on the Acquisition of Oregon 1911  

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Title:
Acquisition of Oregon and the Long Suppressed Evidence about Marcus Whitman

Author:
Marshall, William I.

Place:
Seattle

Publisher:
Lowman & Hanford

Date:
1911

Description:
2 volumes. Frontispiece portrait. 23x15 cm. (9x5¾", original gilt-lettered green cloth. "Elaborate monograph, based on twenty-five years' research, annihilating the myth that Whitman saved Oregon" - Howes. According to Tweney, a Chicago edition copyrighted 1905 preceded this one, but he does allow that many bibliographies and rare book catalogues list this one as the first; he says the book "is considered the best authority on the subject, and is essential to any complete library" on the history of Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming. Graff 2691; Howes M322; Smith 6555; Tweney 48.

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Condition:
Rubbing to extremities, a few stains to covers; very good.


 
Item number:
211956
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