Item #6408 To the Rockies and Oregon 1839-1842 The Far West and Rockies Historical Series, 1820-1875 Volume III. LeRoy R. HAFEN, Ann W. Hafen.
To the Rockies and Oregon 1839-1842 The Far West and Rockies Historical Series, 1820-1875 Volume III
To the Rockies and Oregon 1839-1842 The Far West and Rockies Historical Series, 1820-1875 Volume III

To the Rockies and Oregon 1839-1842 The Far West and Rockies Historical Series, 1820-1875 Volume III

Glendale, California: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1955. First Edition. Hardcover. Small 4to. Pp. 315. Frontis. illustration. Introduction by Hafen. Illustrated with reproductions of historical images. Folding map bound-in at rear, printed black and red. Index. Fore-edge untrimmed. Bound in dark green cloth with gilt lettering and rules stamped on spine. Brown topstain, fore-edge untrimmed. Slight snag to tail of spine, else a bright, fresh copy. Fine. Item #6408

First edition. Volume III in the series published between 1955-1961. Handsomely printed on Corsican paper. According to CLARK & BRUNET, the Hafens had done prior work with the Arthur H. Clark Company, but their relationship was "fully established with the 15-volume Far West and Rockies Series."

A work of enduring quality and scholarship, this volume mined significant primary source material, particularly diaries, to thoroughly document the Western experiences of Sidney Smith, Amos Cook, Joseph Williams, T. J. Farnham, Jason Lee, et al. With substantial information on their interaction with John McLoughlin. Production run of this volume was 1,000 copies. CLARK & BRUNET, 104: III.

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Price: $45.00