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Category: All Categories: History: World: Fur Trade
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Cleland, Robert Glass.  
This Reckless Breed of Men.

Trappers and Fur Traders of the Southwest. Al. Knopf, 4th printing in 1963, CR 1950, 361 pages with bibliography and xx index. Dust jacket has tears and is soiled. Blue decorated front cover with embo ssed scene and gold lettering on spine, all good+. Tape marks inside back and front pastedowns. Full page illustrations from other sources, such as Edwin James, photos from Huntington Library, etc., a nd 4 maps. Western Americana, Americana, Southwest, Fur Traders, Mountain Men, Trappers, trapping. Hard Cover

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Cuthbertson, Stuart & J. C. Ewers.  
A Preliminary Bibliography of the American Fur Trade.
Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S. Dept. of the Interior, 1939; reprint Martino 2002.
ii, 191 p., 24 cm. The North American fur trade flourished for nearly 250 years after the first Europeans landed. The French predominated from 1600 to 1760; the British fur trade flourished 1760-1816, and Americans presided, from 1816 to 1850, over its slow collapse from the absence of Indian participation and changes in European fashion. This bibliography, originally published in governmental mimeograph-sheet form, includes 2000 items. Stock# 36,660x. Fine binder's cloth; new from the publisher. Besterman 2394.

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Irving, Washington  
Astoria; or, Enterpirse Beyond the Rocky Mountains in 3 Volumes

Publisher: Richard Bentley London, England 1836.
xvi, 317 pp, (2) ads, ix, 320 pp, vii, 294 pp, 3 volumes quarterbound w/dark green papercovered boards w/brown leather covered spine w/paper label on all three volumes, wht-light brown clothcovered clamshell case w/near fine leather label. Bottom and fore edges uncut, (the two edges have not been trimmed). Per Howes I-81 "A classic account of the first American attempt at settlement on the Pacific coast, 1811 - initial action towards substantiating our claim to Oregon - including the earliest extended relation of Wilson P. Hunt's overland expedition from St. Louis to that settlement." Per Sabin "a narration of one of the attempts to found a viceroyalty, in a distant and unexplored territory." Per Field "the narrative is crowded with incidents of Indian subtlety or ferocity, as well as with descripitions of the manners and peculiarities of the fierce lords of the great plains and vaster mountains, before civilization corrupted them. Williams-Edge pg 36, Howe I-81 Eng. ed., Sabin #35150, Field #761. boards some soiling, corners worn & bumped, labels rubbed and worn. Near fine clamshell has been added to the book set by one of the prev owners. First English Edition No Jacket/Very Good +slipcase Quarter-Leather HB Good Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall Ex-Library

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