Crossroad Books Catalog #105 Fur Trade

 

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Titles on the Fur Trade currently available:

 

 

1) The Beaver, A Magazine of the North (53 total issues ranging from 1950 - 1978) 0; Hudson's Bay Company; Softcover; Very Good-; No Dust Jacket; A collection of fifty-three total issues. Some rubbing along spines, and bit to various covers. One issue from 1950 has a bit of light foxing to the front cover. Issues include: June, 1950; Sept 1950; Dec 1952; 1953 (all 4) ; Mar, Autumn, Winter 1954; Spring, Summer, Autumn 1955; Autumn 1956; Summer, Winter 1957; 1958 (all 4) ; Spring, Autumn, Winter 1959; Spring, Summer, Autumn 1960; Spring, Summer 1961; Summer 1962; Spring, Autumn, Winter 1963; Autumn 1964; Summer, Autumn, Winter 1965; Summer, Autumn 1966; Spring, Summer 1968; Sprint, Summer, Autumn 1970; Sprint, Autumn 1976; 1977 (all 4) ; 1978 (all 4). ; #45879 - AVAILABLE $$250.00

 

2) Chambers Repository 1854: The Fur Trade and the Hudson's Bay Company 1970; Toronto, Canada; Canadiana House; Softcover; Reprint; 8-1/2 x 4-1/2"; 31; Very Good+; No Dust Jacket; Reprint. Limited Edition: #37 of 75. ; #43520 - AVAILABLE $$40.00

 

3) Fur Seal Arbitration: Proceedings of the Tribunal of Arbitration, Convened in Paris under the Treaty Between the UNited States of America and Great Britain... in the Waters of Bering Sea (Volume 8) 1895; Washington, D. C. ; Government Printing Office; Hardcover; 921; Good; No Dust Jacket; Volume eight only. Pages age-toned. ; #43466 - AVAILABLE $$16.00

 

4) The Governor and Company of Adventurers of England Trading into Hudson's Bay during Two Hundred and Fifty Years, 1670 - 1920 [Hudson's Bay Company] 1920; The Hudson's Bay Company; Softcover; 11 x 8-1/2"; 129; Good; No Dust Jacket; Color frontis. B&W illustrations. Edgewear. Inked names, notes of front cover. ; #43488 - AVAILABLE $$25.00

 

5) Hudson's Bay Company: A Series of Six Documents on the Hudson's Bay Company - reprinted from the Colonial Journal of 1817 1967; Canadiana Library Service; Softcover; Unpaginated; Very Good+; No Dust Jacket; Unpaginated; ~12 pages. "Reprinted in a limited edition by Canadiana Library Service, Toronto, January - 1967". ; #43632 - AVAILABLE $$20.00

 

6) Old Fort Benton, Montana: Early Fur Trading Post with Blackfoot Indians and Head of Navigation on the Missouri River 1975; Fairfield, WA; Ye Galleon Press; Softcover; 10-3/4 x 6-3/4"; 31; Very Good+; No Dust Jacket; 1 of 300 copies. Stapled wraps. ; #43486 - SOLD $$14.00

 

7) Our Heritage, "-a story that wasn't told for almost 100 years-": A Brief History of Early Fort William and the Great North West Company - its personalities and competitors from 1764 to 1830 1973; Alex Wilson Publications Limited; Softcover; 2nd Edition; 11-1/2 x 9"; 34; Very Good+; No Dust Jacket; Softcover. Bit of light bumping at corners. Else covers clean. Pages clean. Stapled wraps. ; #46091 - AVAILABLE $$16.00

 

8) Reports of Agents, Officers, and Persons, Acting Under the Authority of the Secretary of the Treasury, in Relation to the Condition of Seal Life on the Rookeries of the Pribilof Islands, and to Pelagic Sealing in Bering Sea... the Years 1893-1895 1898; Washington, D. C. ; Government Printing Office; Hardcover; 379; Fair; No Dust Jacket; The bookplate of Charles Sumner Hamlin is on the front pastedown. Hamlin was Assistant Secretary of State when this was issued as his report on this topic Is from page 4 - 11. Hamlin later was the first Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board. The book is in Fair condition only. The front board is detached (but present). The rear board is loose.Edgewear. ; #43442 - AVAILABLE $$80.00

 

9) The Western Canadian Journal of Anthropology, Special Issue: The Fur Trade in Canada (Volume III, Number 1, 1972) 1972; University of Alberta; Softcover; 11 x 8-1/2"; 227; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; #43493 - SOLD $$22.00

 

10) Alter,J. Cecil; Jim Bridger 1962; University of Oklahoma Press; Hardcover; Revised Edition; 1st Printing Thus; 358; Very Good+; Very Good; DJ price-clipped. ; #43526 - SOLD $$24.00

 

11) Anderson, A. M. ; Fur Trappers of the Old West (The American Adventure Series) 1946; Chicago; Wheeler Publishing Company; Hardcover; 7 x 5"; 252; Very Good-; No Dust Jacket; Light wear at the spine extremities and tips of corners. Some light rubbed soil along the top board edges. Bookplate on front flyleaf. Page edges age-darkened. Else pages clean. ; #45859 - SOLD $$13.00

 

12) Anderson, J. W. ; Fur Traders's Story 1961; Toronto, Canada; The Ryerson Press; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 245; Very Good; Very Good; DJ price-clipped. ; #43479 - SOLD $$20.00

 

13) Anderson, William Marshall; The Rocky Mountain Journals of William Marshall Anderson: The West in 1834 1967; San Marino, CA; The Huntington Library; Hardcover; 430; Fine; Very Good+; Limited to 1500 copies. Binding very clean. Pages clean. A bit of very light bumping at the top rear corner of the DJ, and a 1/2" closed tear at the top edge of the DJ rear panel, near the spine. This tear is covered with a small piece of clear tape on the inner DJ. Else DJ very clean. ; #44112 - SOLD $$60.00

 

14) Andrews, R. J. ; The Fur Fort 1970; Ginn and Company; Softcover; 7-3/4 x 10-1/2"; 24; Very Good+; No Dust Jacket; Oblong format. Covers clean & bright. Inkstamp on inside front cover. Pages clean. ; #46067 - AVAILABLE $$10.00

 

15) Andrews, R. J. ; The Voyageurs 1969; Ginn and Company; Softcover; 7-3/4 x 10-1/2"; 24; Very Good+; No Dust Jacket; Oblong format. Covers clean & bright. Pages clean. ; #46066 - SOLD $$8.00

 

16) Ballantyne, Robert Michael; Hudson's Bay: or Every-Day Life in the Wilds of North America, During Six Years' Residence in the Territories if the Hon. Hudnon's Bay Company 1859; Boston; Phillips, Sampson, and Company; Hardcover; 298; Good; No Dust Jacket; Boards worn. Spine sunned. ; #43443 - AVAILABLE $$50.00

 

17) Ballantyne, Robert Michael; Snowflakes And Sunbeams; Or, The Young Fur Trader, A Tale Of The Far North 1859; Boston; Phillips, Sampson and Company; Hardcover; 432; Fair; No Dust Jacket; Novel / fiction. Fair condition only. Wear at spine extremities and board edges. Wear on spine. Board cloth rubbed, faded. Spine lean; hinges cracked, hinge split in middle. Needs repair, rebinding. Previous owners name inked on front flyleaf. Page edges age-darkened, with a tiny stain on the fore-edges. ; #47524 - AVAILABLE $$12.00

 

18) Barker, Burt Brown (ed); The Financial Papers of Dr. John McLoughlin: Being the Record of his Estate and of his Proprietary Accounts with the North West Company (1811-1821) and the Hudson's Bay Company (1821-1868) 1949; Oregon Historical Society; Softcover; 87; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; #43439 - AVAILABLE $$24.00

 

19) Bell, Charles Napier; The Earliest Fur Traders on the Upper Red River and Red Lake Minn. (1783 - 1810) 1928; Winnipeg; Grain Trade Press; Softcover; 16; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; The Historical and Scientific Society of Manitoba; Transaction No. 1 (New Series), April 24th, 1928. Stapled wraps. ; #43438 - SOLD $$35.00

 

20) Berry, Don; Trask 1960; New York, NY; The Viking Press; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 373; Good; No Dust Jacket; Some quite light soiling to boards. A bit of light sunning to spine, with bumping to spine extremities. Shaken. Some age toning to pages. ; #23991 - REMOVED $$30.00

 

21) Binns, Archie; Peter Skene Ogden: Fur Trader 1967; Portland, OR; Binfords & Mort, Publishers; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 363; Fine; Very Good+; #43496 - SOLD $$22.00

 

22) Bishop, Charles A. ; The Northern Ojibwa and the Fur Trade: An Historical and Ecological Study 1974; Holt, Rinehart and Winston of Canada, Limited; Softcover; 379; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; #43539 - SOLD $$15.00

 

23) Blanchet; et al; Notices and Voyages of the Famed Quebec Mission to the Pacific Northwest: Being the correspondence, notices, etc., of Fathers Blanchet and Demers... Bolduc and Langlois... while on their arduous mission to the Engages of the Hudson's Bay Company... 1956; Oregon Historical Society; Hardcover; Very Good+; No Dust Jacket; Limited to 1,000 copies. No dustjacket, as issued. Unopened. Just a bit of very light rubbing. Else binding very clean. Pages clean. Folding map and plates. ; #44012 - AVAILABLE $$50.00

 

24) Blevins, Winfred; Give Your Heart to the Hawks: A Tribute to the Mountain Men 1973; Los Angeles, CA; Nash Publishing; Hardcover; 1st Printing; 349; Near Fine; Very Good; #43527 - AVAILABLE $$50.00

 

25) Blomstrom, Robert L. ; Fur Trading: Forerunner of Industry in Arizona 1963; Tempe, AR; Arizona State University; Softcover; 26; Very Good+; No Dust Jacket; Stapled wraps. ; #43462 - AVAILABLE $$15.00

 

26) Bolus, Malvina; People and Pelts Selected Papers of the Second North American Fur Trade Conference; 1972; Winnipeg, Manitoba; Peguis Publishers; Hardcover; 161; Very Good+; No Dust Jacket; Light bumping at spine extremities and top board corners. Tiny ink mark on rear board fore-edge. Else binding clean. Pages clean. ; #46427 - AVAILABLE $$40.00

 

27) Bolus, Malvina (ed); People and Pelts: Selected Papers of the Second North American Fur Trading Conference 1972; Winnipeg, Canada; Peguis Publishers; Hardcover; 161; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; #43498 - AVAILABLE $$50.00

 

28) Bond, C. C. J.; The Ottawa Valley and the Fur Traders 1967; Winnipeg, Canada; Hudson's Bay Company; Softcover; Reprint; 11 x 8-1/2"; 18; Very Good+; No Dust Jacket; Stapled wraps. ; #43491 - AVAILABLE $$12.50

 

29) Brooks, George R. (ed); The Private Journal of Robert Campbell 1964; Softcover; Reprint; 35; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; Reprinted from the Bulletin of the Missouri Historical Society, October, 1963 and January, 1964. Stapled wraps. ; #43446 - SOLD $$16.00

 

30) Bryce, George; The Remarkable History of the Hudson's Bay Company; Including that of The French Traders of North-Western Canada and of the North-West, XY, and Astor Fur Companies 1900; Toronto, Canada; William Briggs; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 502; Good; No Dust Jacket; Some spine lean. Spine a bit concave. Pages somewhat age-toned. Previous owners name inked on the front pastedown. ; #43628 - AVAILABLE $$125.00

 

31) Campbell, Robert; edited by George R. Brooks; The Private Journal of Robert Campbell 1964; Missouri Historical Society; Softcover; Reprint; 35; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; Reprinted from "The Bulletin of the Missouri Historical Society", October, 1963 and January, 1964.Some sunning at cover edges. Stapled wraps.; #43544 - SOLD $$16.00

 

32) Cartwright, George; edited by Charles Wendell Townsend; introduction by Wilfred T. Grenfell; Captain Cartwright and His Labrador Journal 1911; Boston; Dana Estes & Company; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 385; Very Good-; No Dust Jacket; SD. NAP. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. Light rubbing, light bumping at spine extremities and tips of corners; with a tiny tear at the spine tail. Just a bit of sun-darkening to the spine and the top edges of the boards. A bit of very light surface rubbing to the rear board. Overall though, fairly clean, with bright gilt on the front board. Bookplate on the front pastedown, and an owners inkstamp on the front flyleaf. Some transparent staining along the hinges on the endpapers. A bit of speckling to the rear endpapers. Else pages clean. Partially unopened. Overall, a fairly nice copy. Folding map at page 11 present.; #44073 - AVAILABLE $$75.00

 

33) Cavelier, St. Cosme, Le Sueur, Gravier, and Guignas; edited by John Gilmary Shea; Early Voyages Up and Down the Mississippi 1902; Albany, NY; Joseph McDonough; Hardcover; 191; ; No Dust Jacket; Reprint. Limited Edition; #57 of 500 copies; initialed by McDonough. Ex-Library copy; with typical markings. Library rebinding in green buckram. Some light rubbed soil to the binding. Remains of library label on the rear pastedown, and glue residue on the rear pastedown. Page edges somewhat age-darkened. Else the text block is clean, and free of library markings. ; #44113 - AVAILABLE $$30.00

 

34) Cell, Gillian T. (ed); Newfoundland Discovered: English Attempts at Colonization 1610-1630; 1982; London; The Hakluyt Society; Hardcover; 310; Very Good+; Very Good; Binding clean. Light soiling to rep, else pages clean. Tiny spot on DJ front panel, with light surface rubbing. Light rubbing at DJ corners. ; #24281 - SOLD $$18.00

 

35) Chittenden, H. M.; edited by Bruce Le Roy; H. M. Chittenden: A Western Epic (Being a Selection from His Unpublished Journals, Diaries and Reports) 1961; Tacoma, WA; Washington State Historical Society; Hardcover; 136; Near Fine; No Dust Jacket; Limited to 1000 copies. Binding clean. Pages clean. No DJ or slipcase. ; #44114 - SOLD $$20.00

 

36) Chittenden, Hiram Martin; The American Fur Trade of the Far West (2 volume set) 1954; Stanford, CA; Academic Reprints; Hardcover; Reprint; Very Good+; Very Good; Two volume set. DJ's price-clipped. ; #43472 - AVAILABLE $$45.00

 

37) Chittenden, Hiram Martin; The American Fur Trade of the Far West (2 volume set) 1986; Lincoln; University of Nebraska Press; Softcover; 2nd Printing Thus; Very Good-; No Dust Jacket; Two volume set. Books are slightly bowed. Light bumping, rubbing to spine extremities and cover corners. Bottom corners of front covers creased. Light surface rubbing to covers. Top page corners of Vol. 1 lightly bumped. Some small stains and light rubbed soil to page edges. Else pages clean. ; #34049 - SOLD $$16.00

 

38) Chittenden, Hiram Martin; The American Fur Trade of the Far West (Volume 1) 1954; Stanford, CA; Academic Reprints; Hardcover; Reprint; 482; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; Volume 1 only. Bit of bumping, light rubbing to spine extremities. Spine VERY slightly sunned. Else binding is clean, nice. Top corner of front flyleaf is clipped. Erasure on front flyleaf. Else pages clean. ; #41615 - AVAILABLE $$15.00

 

39) Clayton, James L. ; On the Growth and Economic Significance of the Fur Trade of the United States 1965; Softcover; 11 x 8-1/2"; 39; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; A reproduced typescript of a paper presented at the 1965 North American Fur Trade Conference held in St. Paul, Minnesota. 39 single sided pages in a 3-hold folder. A pamphlet for the conference is laid-in. ; #43484 - AVAILABLE $$40.00

 

40) Cline, Gloria G.; Peter Skene Ogden and the Hudson's Bay Company 1974; Norman, OK; University of Oklahoma Press; Hardcover; 0.7 x 9 x 5.8 Inches; 279; ; No Dust Jacket; Ex-Library copy; with typical markings. 2 library labels on the front board. A bit of light bumping at the spine extremities and tips of corners. Tiny nick at the spine head. Pages clean, but for library markings. No dustjacket. ; #44628 - AVAILABLE $$15.00

 

41) Cline, Gloria Griffin; Peter Skene Ogden and the Hudson's Bay Company 1974; Winnipeg; The University of Oklahoma Press; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 279; Very Good+; Very Good+; #43470 - SOLD $$35.00

 

42) Coyner, David H. ; The Lost Trappers: A Collection of Interesting Scenes and Events in the Rocky Mountains; together with a Short Description of California; also, Some Accounts of the Fur Trade... 1847; New York; Hurst & Co. ; Hardcover; Reprint; 255; Good; No Dust Jacket; No publication date; (1847). Wear, short tears at spine extremities. Missing front flyleaf. ; #43530 - AVAILABLE $$35.00

 

43) Coyner, David H. ; The Lost Trappers: A Collection of Interesting Scenes and Events in the Rocky Mountains; together with a Short Description of California; also, Some Accounts of the Fur Trade... 1847; New York; Hurst and Company; Hardcover; Reprint; 255; Fair; No Dust Jacket; No publication date; (1847). Wear at spine extremities and corners. Boards soiled, mottled. Missing front flyleaf. Pages quite age-toned. ; #43625 - AVAILABLE $$25.00

 

44) Crouse, Nellis M. ; La Verendrye: Fur Trader and Explorer 1956; Cornell University Press; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 247; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; This copy is bound upside-down. The binding is quite clean, with just a bit of light rubbing. Previous owners name inked on pastedown. Else pages clean. No dustjacket. ; #43976 - AVAILABLE $$45.00

 

45) Dahlquist, Laura; "Meet Jim Bridger": A Brief History of Bridger and his Trading House on Black's Fork 1948; Self Published; Hardcover; 38; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; Stapled wraps. Covers age-toned. ; #43519 - AVAILABLE $$24.00

 

46) Daniels, Roy; Alexander Mackenzie and the North West 1969; London; Faber and Faber; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 8.1 x 5.5 Inches; 219; Near Fine; Very Good; Binding clean. Small erasure on front flyleaf. A bit of rubbing at DJ spine extremities and top corners. Top portion of white DJ somewhat sun-darkened. Else DJ clean. ; #43823 - SOLD $$12.00

 

47) Derleth, August; Bright Journey 1940; New York, NY; Charles Scribner's Sons; HC; 424; Very Good+; Very Good-; Signed / briefly inscribed on half title page. Trace of bumping to spine extremities. Else binding very clean. Boards warped outward just a bit at fore-edges. Pages clean. Rubbing to DJ spine extremities and corners. 1/2" x 3/4" loss in front top DJ edge. Light edgewear and light surface rubbing to DJ. ; #38296 - SOLD $$20.00

 

48) Derleth, August; Bright Journey 1940; New York, NY; Charles Scribner's Sons; Hardcover; 424; Very Good; Good+; Signed by author August Derleth on title page. Some light foxing on fore and top page edges. Else pages are clean..Some rubbing to DJ, with bumping, light chipping at extremities. Couple short, closed tears at top edges. ; #23184 - SOLD $$40.00

 

49) Derleth, August; Bright Journey 1940; New York, NY; Charles Scribner's Sons; Hardcover; 424; Very Good; Very Good-; Signed by author on title page. Small, fairly light rubbed area on bottom edge of front board. Front board bowed slightly outward at fore-edge. Else binding clean. Page top edges freckled. Else pages clean. Light rubbing on DJ spine extremities and fold corners. Some foxing on DJ front panel, spine and top margin of rear panel. Short (1/2") , fairly light pen mark on top portion of DJ spine. ; #46512 - AVAILABLE $$50.00

 

50) Derleth, August; Bright Journey 1940; New York, NY; Charles Scribner's Sons; Hardcover; 424; Very Good; Good; Signed "Cordially, August Derleth" on the half-title page. Faint staining along bottom board edges. Light rubbing at spine tail and just a trace at tips of bottom corners. Edgewear to DJ. DJ chipped at spine extremities and corners. Some age-toning to white DJ rear panel. ; #30484 - SOLD $$33.00

 

51) Devoto, Bernard; and Mae Reed Porter; Across the Wide Missouri; with an Account of the Discovery of the Miller Collection 1947; Houghton Mifflin Company; Hardcover; 483; Very Good; Very Good-; NAP. Signed, inscribed by Porter on the title page (dated Oct 30, '47). DJ price-clipped.; #43528 - AVAILABLE $$75.00

 

52) Dillon, Richard; Siskiyou Trail: The Hudson's Bay Company Route to California 1975; Winnipeg; Mcgraw-Hill; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 381; Fine; Very Good; Signed by the author on the front flyleaf; dated 1975. ; #43469 - SOLD $$40.00

 

53) Dodds, James; The Hudson's Bay Company, Its Position and Prospects: The Substance of an Address, Delivered at a Meeting of the Shareholders, in the London Tavern, on the 24th January, 1866 1969; Conway Maritime Press; Hardcover; Reprint; 77; Very Good+; No Dust Jacket; Facsimile reprint. Paper covered boards. Fold-out map. ; #43440 - AVAILABLE $$18.00

 

54) Douglas, Walter B. (annotated and edited by Abraham P. Nasatir); Manuel Lisa 1964; New York; Argosy-Antiquarian Ltd.; Hardcover; Revised Edition; 207; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; "Limited edition of 750 copies". ; #43542 - SOLD $$20.00

 

55) England, George Allan; Vikings of the Ice: Being the Log of a Tenderfoot on the Great Newfoundland Seal Hunt 1924; Doubleday, Page & Company; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 323; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; Just a bit of light rubbing at extremities. Spine faintly sunned; paper label on spine somewhat sun-darkened. Couple tiny (pen-point) ink spots on the front board. Else binding clean. Endpapers foxed, and page edges a bit age-toned. Else pages clean. B&W photographs. ; #44202 - AVAILABLE $$45.00

 

56) Ewers, John C. (ed); Adventures of Zenas Leonard, Fur Trader 1959; The University of Oklahoma Press; Hardcover; 1st Edition Thus; 172; Near Fine; Very Good; #43476 - SOLD $$30.00

 

57) Favour, Alpheus H. ; Old Bill Williams: Mountain Man 1962; University of Oklahoma Press; Hardcover; 1st Edition Thus; 234; Near Fine; Very Good; #43514 - SOLD $$30.00

 

58) Favour, Alpheus H. ; Old Bill Williams: Mountain Man 1936; The University of North Carolina Press; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 229; Very Good+; No Dust Jacket; Binding very clean. Pages somewhat age-toned. No Dustjacket. ; #43516 - SOLD $$25.00

 

59) Field, Matthew C.; edited by Kate L. Gregg and John Francis McDermott; collected by Clyde and Mae Reed Porter; Prairie and Mountain Sketches 1957; Norman, OK; University of Oklahoma Press; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 239; Very Good+; Very Good; Just a bit of VERY light rubbing at the spine extremities. Else binding quite clean. Just a bit of age-darkening to the page edges. Else pages clean. Light rubbing at DJ flap folds and extremities; and a bit of rubbing along the top rear edge. A small tear and some bumping at the DJ spine head. Else DJ clean & bright. ; #44124 - AVAILABLE $$22.00

 

60) Franchere, Gabriel (translated and edited by Hoyt C. Franchere) ; Adventure at Astoria, 1810 - 1814 1967; University of Oklahoma Press; Softcover; 1st Edition Thus; 9 x 6"; 190; Very Good; Very Good; #43521 - SOLD $$14.00

 

61) Fridley, Russell W. ; & June Drenning Holmquist; Aspects of the Fur Trade: Selected Papers of the 1965 North American Fur Trade Conference 1967; St. Paul, MN; Minnesota Historical Society; Hardcover; Reprint; 76; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; Light bumping to spine extremities & board corners. Very light surface rubbing on rear board. Else binding clean. Pages clean. ; #46429 - AVAILABLE $$40.00

 

62) Frost, Donald McKay; Note on General Ashley, The Overland Trail and South Pass 1960; Barre, MA; Barre Gazette; Hardcover; Reprint; 149; Fine; Very Good; Binding very clean. Pages clean, Age-toning to DJ, particularly along flap folds. DJ is price-clipped. The DJ lettering is offset a bit toward the rear. Large folding map laid-in; the map is very clean. ; #43907 - AVAILABLE $$42.00

 

63) Garber, D. W. ; Jedediah Strong Smith: Fur Trader from Ohio 1973; Stockton, CA; University of the Pacific; Hardcover; 58; Fine; No Dust Jacket; Pacific Center for Western Historical Studies, Monograph Number Two. "Limited Edition". ; #43543 - AVAILABLE $$30.00

 

64) Gates, Charles M. (ed); Introduction by Grace Lee Nute; Foreword by Theodire C. Blegen; Five Fur Traders of the Northwest: Being a Narrative of Peter Pond and the Diaries of John MacDonell, Archibald N. McLeod, Hugh Faries, and Thomas Connor 1965; St. Paul, MN; Minnesota Historical Society; Hardcover; 296; Near Fine; Very Good+; SD. NAP. Previous owners name inked on the front flyleaf.; #43507 - AVAILABLE $$75.00

 

65) Gibson, James R. ; Feeding the Russian Fur Trade: Provisionment of the Okhotsk Seaboard and the Kamchatka Peninsula 1639-1856 1969; The University of Wisconsin Press; Hardcover; 337; Fine; Very Good+; Binding and pages clean. DJ price-clipped. Light surface rubbing to rear DJ panel. Tiny closed tear to top DJ edge. Very light rubbing on DJ fold corners. Else DJ clean. ; #46430 - AVAILABLE $$30.00

 

66) Gibson, James R. ; Feeding the Russian Fur Trade: Provisionment of the Okhotsk Seaboard and the Kamchatka Peninsula, 1639 - 1856 1969; The University of Wisconsin Press; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 337; Fine; Fine; #43510 - AVAILABLE $$30.00

 

67) Goldschmiidt, Walter (ed); American Anthropologist: Organ of the American Anthropological Association and Affiliated Societies, Volume 60, Number 6, Part 1, December 1958 1958; Menasha, WI; American Anthropological Association; Softcover; Good+; No Dust Jacket; Some spine lean. Spine a bit sunned. Some bumping, creasing along spine. Pages clean. Includes an artical entitled "Problems in the Fur Trade Analysis: The Northwest Coast". ; #46980 - AVAILABLE $$12.00

 

68) Gowans, Fred R.; Rocky Mountain Rendezvous A History of the Fur Trade Rendezvous 1825-1840; 1978; Brigham Young University Press; Softcover; Fine; No Dust Jacket; Clean. Still in original shrink-wrap. ; #47933 - AVAILABLE $$12.00

 

69) Greenbie, Sydney; Frontiers and the Fur Trade 1929; New York; The John Day Company; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 235; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; #43499 - AVAILABLE $$30.00

 

70) Hafen, LeRoy R.; Broken Hand The Life of Thomas Fitzpatrick- Mountain Man, Guide, and Indian Agent; 1973; The Old West Publishing Company; Hardcover; 359; ; No Dust Jacket; First Revised Edition. Ex-Library copy; with typical markings. Library label on front board and a label ghost on the spine tail. Sunning to spine and boards; gilt lettering on spine still quite readable. Pages clean, but for library markings. No dustjacket. ; #45046 - AVAILABLE $$15.00

 

71) Hale, Nathaniel C. ; Pelts and Palisades: The Story of Fur and the Rivalry for Pelts in Early America 1959; Richmond, VA; The Dietz Press; Hardcover; 219; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; Signed, inscribed by the author on the front flyleaf. ; #43435 - AVAILABLE $$16.00

 

72) Harmon, Daniel Williams; edited by W. Kaye Lamb; Sixteen Years in Indian Country: The Journal of Daniel Williams Harmon, 1800-1816 1957; Toronto; The MacMillan Company of Canada; Hardcover; 277; Very Good+; Very Good; SD. NAP. Just a bit of light bumping at the spine extremities. Else binding very clean. Pages clean. Light bumping at the DJ spine extremities and top corners. A bit of very light surface rubbing to the DJ.; #44032 - SOLD $$25.00

 

73) Hoig, Stan; The Western Odyssey of John Simpson Smith: Frontiersman, Trapper, Trader, and Interpreter 1974; Glendale, CA; The Arthur H. Clark Company; Hardcover; 254; Very Good+; No Dust Jacket; SD. NAP. ; #43517 - AVAILABLE $$15.00

 

74) Holmes, Kenneth L. ; Ewing Young: Master Trapper 1967; Portland, OR; Binfords & Mort, Publishers; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 180; Fine; Fine; #43504 - SOLD $$27.00

 

75) Howay, F. W. ; International Aspects of the Maritime Fur-Trade (Presidential Address; From the Proceedings of the Royal Society of Canada, Third Series, Volume XXXVI, 1942) 1942; Ottawa, Canada; The Royal Society of Canada; Softcover; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; Stapled wraps; excerpt from the Proceedings of the Royal Society of Canada, Third Series, Volume XXXVI, 1942. Signed on the front cover by the author; inscribed to M. M. Quaife. ; #43461 - AVAILABLE $$60.00

 

76) Hull, James; Red Shadows in the Mist 1969; Self Published; Softcover; 57; Very Good+; No Dust Jacket; Stapled wraps. ; #43464 - SOLD $$14.00

 

77) Hunt, Wilson Price; translated and edited by Hoyt C. Franchere; The Overland Diary of Wilson Price Hunt 1973; Ashland, OR; The Oregon Book Society; Hardcover; Limited Edition; 67; Fine; Very Good; Limited Edition; #202 of 600 copies. Binding very clean. Pages clean. Plain white DJ; the rear panel is sun-darkened, with a faint smudge near the spine head. ; #44115 - AVAILABLE $$100.00

 

78) Hussey, John A. ; The History of Fort Vancouver and its Physical Structure 1957; Pasadena, CA; Washington State Historical Society; Hardcover; Very Good; Very Good+; 255 pages, plus maps & plates at rear. #255 of 1,000 copies. A bitr shaken. ; #43482 - AVAILABLE $$80.00

 

79) Innis, Harold A. ; The Fur Trade in Canada: An Introduction to Canadian Economic History 1970; University of Toronto Press; Hardcover; Revised Edition; 463; Fine; Very Good+; DJ price-clipped. ; #43506 - SOLD $$50.00

 

80) Innis, Harold A. ; The Fur Trade in Canada: An Introduction to Canadian Economic History 1930; Yale University Press; Hardcover; 444; Fair; No Dust Jacket; Fair condition only. Ex-Library copy; with typical markings. Library label on front board and on spine tail. Black binding tape over spine; tears in tape along spine edges. Edgewear. Ink notes/scribbling on front flyleaf. Dampstain on page fore-edges; extends about 1/4" onto the surface of some pages. Ink underlining scattered throughout. ; #42574 - AVAILABLE $$28.00

 

81) Irving, Washington; Astoria, or Anecdotes of an Enterprise Beyond the Rocky Mountains (2 volume set) 1897; G. P. Putnam's Sons; Hardcover; Very Good-; No Dust Jacket; Two volume set. Tacoma Edition. Decorated cream-color cloth. Spines sunned. Some age-toning to boards. Some rubbed soil to rear boards. Bit of wear at tips of corners. V1 front hinge cracked. V2 front hinge starting. Age-toning, rubbing to endpapers. Some spotting to gilt top page edges. Else pages clean. Gilt and decoration on front boards clean & bright. ; #45437 - AVAILABLE $$125.00

 

82) Johnson, Ida Amanda; The Michigan Fur Trade, and The Pere Marquette Railroad Company (bound together) 1919; Lansing, MI; Michigan Historical Commission; Hardcover; 461; Very Good-; No Dust Jacket; Two volumes bound together. A bit of light rubbing at the spine extremities and tips of corners. Some faint spotting/staining to the boards. Page edges and endpapers just a bit age-toned. Else pages clean. Fold-out chart and maps present. ; #47996 - AVAILABLE $$45.00

 

83) Kavanagh, Martin; La Verendrye, His Life and Times: A Biography and a Social Study of a Folklore Figure - Fur Trader - Explorer 1968; Martin Kavanagh; Hardcover; 2nd Edition; 262; Near Fine; Very Good+; Binding clean. Previous owners name inked on front flyleaf. Else pages clean. Just a bit of bumping at spine head and top corners of DJ. Tiny tear on the DJ rear spine fold near the top. Else DJ clean. ; #43959 - AVAILABLE $$25.00

 

84) Kirk, Sylvia Van; "Many Tender Ties" Women in Fur-Trade Society in Western Canada, 1670-1870; 1986; Winnipeg, Manitoba; Watson & Dwyer; Softcover; 3rd Printing; 0.7 x 8.9 x 6 Inches; 301; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; Softcover. Light bumping to bottom corners. Very light rubbing to spine head and top cover corners. Light crease on front cover. Trace of surface rubbing to covers. Tiny stain on page bottoms. Else pages clean. ; #44994 - AVAILABLE $$12.00

 

85) Larpenteur, Charles; edited by Elliot Coues; Forty Years a Fur Trader of the Upper Missouri: The Personal Narrative of Charles Larpenteur, 1833 - 1872 (2 volumes in 1) 1962; Minneapolis, MN; Ross & Haines, Inc. ; Hardcover; Reprint; 473; Very Good+; Very Good; Two volumes in one. Limited to 1500 copies. ; #43473 - AVAILABLE $$85.00

 

86) Laut, A. C.; Heralds of Empire; Being the Story of One Ramsay Stanhope 1902; Hardcover; 372; Very Good-; No Dust Jacket; Light bumping to spine extremities and rear lower corner. Rubbing to spine extremities and corners. Surface rubbing, light soiling to rear board. Some spine lean. Front hinge just starting. Gilt on front board and spine bright. Pages are clean. ; #46924 - AVAILABLE $$12.00

 

87) Laut, A. C.; Heralds of Empire; Being the Story of One Ramsay Stanhope 1902; New York; D. Appleton & Company; Hardcover; 372; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; SD. NAP. Light bumping to spine extremities and lower corners. Light rubbing to spine extremities and corners. Gilt lettering and decor bright on front board & spine. Previous owner's name on front pastedown. Else pages clean. ; #46923 - AVAILABLE $$11.00

 

88) Laut, Agnes C. ; The Fur Trade of America 1921; New York; The MacMillan Company; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 341; ; No Dust Jacket; Ex-Library copy; with typical markings. Wear at extremities. Covers age-toned; some soil. Page edges age-toned. ; #43535 - AVAILABLE $$15.00

 

89) Laut, Agnes C. ; The Story of a Trapper 1902; Toronto, Canada; William Briggs; Hardcover; 284; Good+; No Dust Jacket; SD. NAP. There is a gift inscription from conservationist and author Walter E. Scott on the front flyleaf. ; #43536 - AVAILABLE $$42.00

 

90) Lavender, David; The Fist in The Wilderness 1964; Doubleday & Company; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 490; Very Good+; Very Good; #43480 - AVAILABLE $$28.00

 

91) Lutting, John C.; edited by Stella M. Drumm; Journal of a Fur-Trading Expedition on the Upper Missouri, 1812 - 1813 1964; New York; Argosy-Antiquarian Ltd.; Hardcover; Reprint; 213; Near Fine; No Dust Jacket; Reprint. Limited Edition of 750 copies. ; #43533 - SOLD $$30.00

 

92) MacKay, Douglas (revised to 1949 by Alice MacKay); The Honourable Company: A History of the Hudson's Bay Company 1949; Toronto, Canada; Mcclelland & Stewart; Hardcover; 2nd Edition; 397; Very Good+; Very Good; #43471 - AVAILABLE $$18.00

 

93) MacKenzie, Alexander; introduction by Milo Milton Quaife; Alexander Mackenzie's Voyage to the Pacific Ocean in 1793 1967; New York; The Citadel Press; Hardcover; Reprint; 384; Very Good+; Very Good; A bit of light surface rubbing to the front board. Else binding quite clean. Pages clean. Some surface rubbing to the DJ front panel and spine. Else DJ clean. ; #44074 - AVAILABLE $$20.00

 

94) Mallet, Captain Thierry; Glimpses of the Barren Lands 1930; New York; Revillon Freres; Hardcover; 142; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; SD. NAP. There is a gift inscription from conservationist and author Walter E. Scott on the front flyleaf. Also laid-in is a card stating "Compliments of Revillon Freres, Furriers, New York...". Boards and pages a bit age-toned. ; #43541 - AVAILABLE $$15.00

 

95) Martin, Fredericka; Sea Bears: The Story of the Fur Seal 1960; Chilton Company; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 201; Very Good; Very Good-; DJ price-clipped. ; #43475 - AVAILABLE $$12.50

 

96) Mattes, Merril J. ; Jackson Hole, Crossroads of the Western Fur Trade, 1807 - 1840 1948; The Pacific Northwest Quarterly; Softcover; Reprint; 32; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; Reprinted from The Pacific Northwest Quarterly, Volume 37, April, 1946 and Volume 39, January, 1948. Side-stapled binding. ; #43540 - SOLD $$25.00

 

97) Mattes, Merril J. ; Jackson Hole, Crossroads of the Western Fur Trade, 1807 - 1840 1948; The Pacific Northwest Quarterly; Softcover; Reprint; 32; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; Side stapled softcover. Some sunning along the spine. Bottom corners lightly bumped. Else covers clean. Pages clean. ; #44125 - SOLD $$25.00

 

98) Mattison, Ray H. ; Fort Union: Its Role in the Upper Missouri Fur Trade 1962; Softcover; 30; Near Fine; No Dust Jacket; "Reprinted from North Dakota History, Vol. 29, Nos. 1 and 2, January-April, 1962". Stapled wraps. ; #43436 - SOLD $$11.00

 

99) Mattison, Ray H. ; The Upper Missouri Fur Trade: Its Methods of Operation 1961; Nebraska History; Softcover; Reprint; 28; Very Good+; No Dust Jacket; Reprinted from "Nebraska History", Volume 42, Number 1, March, 1961. Stapled wraps. ; #43537 - SOLD $$12.50

 

100) Mattison, Ray H. (ed); Henry A. Boller: Missouri River Fur Trader (Reprinted from North Dakota History, Volume 33, No. 3 and 4 - Sprint and Summer, 1966) 1966; Bismarck, ND; The State Historical Society of North Dakota; Softcover; Reprint; 170; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; Pages somewhat age-toned. ; #43465 - AVAILABLE $$15.00

 

101) McTavish, George Simpson; Behind the Palisades: An Autobiography (A Story of the Northland) [Hudson's Bay Company] 1963; Evelyn Gurd; Hardcover; 249; Very Good; Very Good; Large initials in black marker on the front flyleaf. ; #43513 - AVAILABLE $$15.00

 

102) Merk, Frederick (ed); Fur Trade and Empire: George Simpson's Journal... 1968; Harvard University Press; Hardcover; Revised Edition; 370; Near Fine; Very Good+; Previous owners name inked on the front flyleaf. ; #43497 - AVAILABLE $$50.00

 

103) Merriman, R. O. ; The Bison and the Fur Trade 1926; The Jackson Press; Softcover; 19; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; Bulletin of the Departments of History and Political and Economic Science in Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada; No. 53, September, 1926. Stapled wraps. ; #43437 - SOLD $$40.00

 

104) Milne, Jack; Trading for Milady's Furs: In the Service of the Hudson's Bay Company 1923 - 1943 1975; Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; Western Producer Prairie Books; Hardcover; Near Fine; Very Good; SD. NAP. 235 pages, plus index.; #43522 - SOLD $$12.50

 

105) Mitchell, Elaine Allan; Fort Timiskaming and the Fur Trade 1977; University of Toronto Press; Hardcover; 306; ; No Dust Jacket; Ex-Library copy; with typical markings. Library label on front board and on spine tail. Some sunning to spine and boards; spine lettering appears mostly unaffected. Pages clean, but for library markings. No dustjacket. Map present in pocket at rear. ; #44627 - AVAILABLE $$15.00

 

106) Moberly, Henry John; in collaboration with William Bleasdell Cameron; When Fur was King 1929; New York; E. P. Dutton & Co, Inc.; Hardcover; 2nd Printing; 237; Very Good; Good; Lavender cloth. A bit of sunning to spine and board perimeter. Else binding very clean. Some tiny speckles on the endpapers. Else pages clean. DJ spine sunned; but lettering appears mostly unaffected. Small water spot on DJ spine. Light rubbing, couple tiny tears to DJ. Else DJ clean. Folding map at rear. ; #43627 - AVAILABLE $$350.00

 

107) Moloney, Francis X. ; The Fur Trade in New England, 1620-1676 1967; Hamden, CT; Archon Books; Hardcover; Reprint; 150; Near Fine; Very Good; Previous owners name inked on front flyleaf. ; #43445 - AVAILABLE $$80.00

 

108) Moloney, Francis X. ; The Fur Trade in New England, 1620-1676 1967; Hamden, CT; Archon Books; Hardcover; Reprint; 150; ; Bound in red cloth. Ex-Library copy; with typical markings. 2 library labels on the front board. Rubbing at spine extremities and corners, with a bit of wear at tip of bottom corner of front board. Light rubbed soil. Pages clean, but for library markings. ; #36475 - SOLD $$18.00

 

109) Morgan, Dale L. (ed); The West of William H. Ashley... 1822 - 1838 1964; Denver, CO; The Old West Publishing Company; Hardcover; 13-1/2 x 9-3/4"; 341; Fine; No Dust Jacket; No DJ, as issued. 1 folding and 2 single page maps. ; #43483 - AVAILABLE $$200.00

 

110) Morgan, Dale L.; et al; Aspects of the Fur Trade: Selected Papers of the 1965 North American Fur Trade Conference 1967; St. Paul, MN; Minnesota Historical Society; Hardcover; 10-1/4 x 7-1/2"; 76; Very Good+; No Dust Jacket; Conference pamphlet laid-in. A bit of light rubbing. Previous owners address label on front pastedown. Else pages clean. ; #43494 - SOLD

 

111) Morse, Eric W.; forward by Sigurd Olson; Canoe Routes of the Voyageurs: The Geography and Logistics of the Canadian Fur Trade 1962; The Minnesota Historical Society; Softcover; 11 x 8-1/2"; 40; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; Stapled wraps. ; #43485 - SOLD $$18.00

 

112) Myers, Frank A. (compiled by); History of the Hudson's Bay Company Post at Little Current, Ontario 1960; Cleveland, OH; Great Lakes Historical Society; Card Covers; Reprint; 42; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; Reprinted from "Inland Seas, Quarterly Journal of the Great Lakes Historical Society". Card covers. ; #43523 - AVAILABLE $$50.00

 

113) Myers, John Myers; Pirate, Pawnee and Mountain Man: The Saga of Hugh Glass 1963; Little, Brown and Company; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 237; Very Good+; Very Good; #43524 - SOLD $$20.00

 

114) Neihardt, John G. ; The Song of Hugh Glass 1915; New York; The MacMillan Company; Hardcover; 1st Edition; Very Good+; No Dust Jacket; SD. NAP. 126 pages, plus 8 pages ads.; #43532 - AVAILABLE $$25.00

 

115) Nute, Grace Lee; The Voyageur 1931; D. Appleton and Company; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 289; Good+; Very Good; Some light rubbing at extremities. Some staining, surface rubbing to binding. Spine somewhat sunned; gilt lettering readable, but dull. Page edges a bit age-darkened. Else pages clean. ; #43975 - SOLD $$30.00

 

116) Ogden, Adele; The California Sea Otter Trade, 1784 - 1848 1974; Krause Reprint Co. ; Hardcover; Reprint; 251; Near Fine; No Dust Jacket; #43500 - AVAILABLE $$85.00

 

117) Oglesby, Richard Edward; Manuel Lisa and the Opening of the Missouri Fur Trade 1963; University of Oklahoma Press; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 246; Near Fine; Very Good+; #43477 - SOLD $$45.00

 

118) O'Meara, Walter; The Savage Country 1960; Boston; Houghton Mifflin Company; Hardcover; 1st Printing; 308; Very Good+; Very Good; Binding very clean. Pages clean. A bit of rubbing along DJ flap folds. DJ spine VERY slightly sun-darkened. DJ price-clipped. ; #43999 - SOLD $$16.00

 

119) Parker, Donald Dean; Early Explorations and Fur Trading in South Dakota 1951; Self Published; Softcover; Reprint; 211; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; "Privately reprinted by the author from the South Dakota Historical Collections, Volume XXV. ; #43538 - SOLD $$35.00

 

120) Parkhill, Forbes; The Blazed Trail of Antoine Leroux 1965; Los Angeles, CA; Westernlore Press; Hardcover; 235; Near Fine; Very Good; NAP.; #43525 - AVAILABLE $$200.00

 

121) Patton, Hardison; Raising Fur-Bearing Animals 1925; Chicago; C. V. Ritter; Hardcover; 466; Very Good; Very Good; Some mottling to coler on rear board. Else binding clean. Some freckling on page edges and end papers; top page edges age-darkened. Else pages clean. DJ spine a bit age-darkened. Some light spotting on DJ spine and flap folds. Inner DJ taped on spine extremities. Very light rubbing on DJ spine extremities and fold corners. Else DJ clean. ; #47964 - AVAILABLE $$32.00

 

122) Petersen, Marcus; The Fur Traders and Fur Bearing Animals 1914; Buffalo, NY; The Hammond Press; Hardcover; 372; Good; No Dust Jacket; SD. NAP. Some wear, rubbing. ; #43501 - AVAILABLE $$25.00

 

123) Pinkerton, Robert E. (Introduction by Stewart Edward White); Hudson's Bay Company 1931; New York; Henry Holt; Hardcover; 357; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; NAP. ; #43467 - AVAILABLE $$15.00

 

124) Porter, Mae Reed; and Odessa Davenport; Scotsman in Buckskin: Sir William Drummond Stewart and the Rocky Mountain Fur Trade 1963; New York; Hastings House; Hardcover; 306; Near Fine; Very Good; NAP. DJ price-clipped. 1/4 x 1" loss at bottom edge of DJ rear panel. Inner DJ taped along bottom edge.; #43511 - AVAILABLE $$40.00

 

125) Ray, Arthur J. ; Indians in the Fur Trade: their role as trappers, hunters, and middlemen in the lands southwest of Hudson Bay, 1660 - 1870 1974; University of Toronto Press; Hardcover; 249; Very Good+; Very Good; NAP. ; #43502 - AVAILABLE $$25.00

 

126) Reed, Charles B. ; The Masters of the Wilderness: A Study of The Hudson's Bay Company fron Its Origin to Modern Times, A Paper Read Before The Chicago Historical Society, March, 16, 1909 1909; Chicago Historical Society; Softcover; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; Stapled wraps. A bit of age-toning to covers. ; #43629 - AVAILABLE $$45.00

 

127) Reed, Charles Bert; Masters of the Wilderness 1914; Chicago, IL; The University of Chicago Press; Hardcover; 144; Good+; No Dust Jacket; NAP. Color pencil underlining throughout.; #43441 - AVAILABLE $$25.00

 

128) Rich, E. E. ; The Fur Trade and the Northwest to 1857 1968; McClelland & Stewart; Hardcover; 336; Near Fine; Very Good; Previous owners name inked on the front flyleaf. ; #43505 - SOLD $$30.00

 

129) Rich, E. E. ; Montreal and the Fur Trade 1967; Montreal; McGill University Press; Hardcover; Reprint; 99; Very Good-; Very Good; Pencil underlining throughout. ; #43444 - SOLD $$10.00

 

130) Richardson, Albert D. ; Beyond the Mississippi: From the Great River to the Great Ocean; Life and Adventure on the Prairies, Mountains, and Pacific Coast... 1857-1867 1867; Hartford, CT; American Publishing Company; Hardcover; 572; Good+; No Dust Jacket; SD. NAP. Leather bound. Wear at the spine head and corners, with some loss at the spine tail. Surface rubbing. The front hinge is cracked; the rear hinge has been repaired/glued. Chipping along the fore-edge of the front flyleaf. Endpapers rubbed/mottled. Bit of insect damage in the bottom edge margin of pages 333-336; not affecting test. Faint dampstain at the bottom 1/4" of the last couple pages. Previous owners gift inscription on the first blank; dated 1867. Else pages a bit age-toned, but clean. ; #44077 - SOLD $$52.00

 

131) Robertson, Frank C. ; Fort Hall: Gateway to the Oregon Country 1963; New York; Hastings House; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 318; Near Fine; Very Good+; Binding very clean. Pages clean. Just a bit of light rubbing at the DJ extremities. Else DJ clean & bright. ; #46839 - AVAILABLE $$14.00

 

132) Robinson, H. M. ; The Great Fur Land, or Sketches of Life in the Hudson's Bay Territory 1879; New York; G. P. Putnam's Sons; Hardcover; 348; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; SD. NAP. Rebound in brown buckram. ; #43534 - AVAILABLE $$50.00

 

133) Ross, Alexander; edited by Kenneth A. Spaulding; The Fur Hunters of the Far West 1967; University of Oklahoma Press; Hardcover; 3rd Printing Thus; 304; Very Good+; Very Good+; #43509 - SOLD $$25.00

 

134) Russell, Carl P. ; Firearms, Traps, & Tools Of The Mountain Men A Guide in Picture & Text to the equipment of the trappers and fur traders who opened the Old West from the 1820's to the 1840's.; 1967; New York; Alfred A. Knopf; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 448; Very Good; Very Good; Very light rubbing to spine extremities. Slight spine twist. Else binding clean. Pages clean. Some bumping to DJ spine extremities. Light edgewear with few mostly closed tears. Else DJ clean. ; #35871 - SOLD $$25.00

 

135) Russell, Osborne; Journal of a Trapper: Nine Years in the Rocky Mountains, 1834 - 1843 1921; Boise, ID; Syms-York Company; Hardcover; 2nd Edition; 149; Very Good+; No Dust Jacket; Maroon cloth. Bookplate of Wesley Reinhold Hiller (MN) on front pastedown. ; #43626 - AVAILABLE $$350.00

 

136) Sandoz, Mari; The Beaver Men: Spearheads of Empire 1964; New York; Hastings House; Hardcover; Reprint; 2nd Printing; 335; Near Fine; Very Good; #43474 - SOLD $$20.00

 

137) Simpson, George (edited by Frederick Merk); Fur Trade and Empire; George Simpson's Journal: Remarks Connected with the Fur Trade in the Course of a Voyage from York Factory to Fort George and back to York Factory 1824-1825; together with Accompanying Documents 1931; Harvard University Press; Hardcover; 370; ; No Dust Jacket; Ex-Library copy; with typical markings. Library label on front board, and a label and a black bar on the spine tail. Wear at spine extremities and corners. Surface rubbing. Spine and front board sunned; gilt lettering on spine still readable. Small stain in spine. Hinges reinforced with tape. Pages age-toned. Pencilled note on front flyleaf. Else pages clean, but for library markings. No dustjacket. ; #45934 - AVAILABLE $$30.00

 

138) Skinner, Constance Lindsay; Beaver, Kings And Cabins 1933; New York; The MacMillan Company; Hardcover; NAP; 273; Very Good; Good+; SD. NAP. Spine cloth a bit faded; spine lettering appears unaffected. Light occasional soiling to binding. Previous owner's name inside on rear of front flyleaf. DJ spine extremities and corners are rubbed, chipped with short tears. 2" mostly closed tear in DJ spine head. Clear tape across rear corner of spine head. Some edgewear to DJ. DJ price-clipped. ; #43935 - AVAILABLE $$16.00

 

139) Smith, James K; David Thompson: Fur trader, explorer, geographer 1971; Toronto; Oxford University Press; Hardcover; 0.4 x 7.5 x 5.2 Inches; 128; ; No Dust Jacket; Ex-Library copy; with typical markings. Librry rebinding in patterned green buckram. 2 library labels on the front board. Else binding clean. Pages clean, but for library markings. No dustjacket. ; #44681 - AVAILABLE $$15.00

 

140) Stark, William F. ; Wisconsin, River Of History 1988; Self Published; Hardcover; 10" x 71/4"; 354; Fine; Very Good+; Appears to be signed / inscribed by author on coyright page (signed only as "Bill"). Book & pages clean, nice. DJ nice, but spine strip is a bit off-center. Just a trace of faint darkening along top edge of DJ. ; #30033 - SOLD $$20.00

 

141) Stubbs, Roy St. George; Four Recorders of Rupert's Land: A Brief Survey of the Hudson's Bay Company Courts of Rupert's Land 1967; Winnipeg; Peguis Publishers; Hardcover; 192; Very Good+; Very Good; NAP. ; #43468 - AVAILABLE $$15.00

 

142) Sunder, John E. ; Bill Sublette: Mountain Man 1959; University of Oklahoma Press; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 279; Fine; Near Fine; #43529 - SOLD $$45.00

 

143) Sunder, John E. ; The Fur Trade on the Upper Missouri, 1840 - 1865 1965; University of Oklahoma Press; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 295; Near Fine; Near Fine; DJ price-clipped. Previous owners name inked on front pastedown. ; #43478 - SOLD $$25.00

 

144) Sunder, John E. ; Joshua Pilcher: Fur Trader and Indian Agent 1968; University of Oklahoma Press; Hardcover; 1st Edition; 203; Very Good+; Very Good+; #43503 - SOLD $$20.00

 

145) Terrell, John Upton; Furs by Astor 1963; New York; William Morrow & Company; Hardcover; 490; Very Good+; Very Good+; SD. NAP. ; #43495 - SOLD $$20.00

 

146) Thompson, Erwin N. ; Fort Union Trading Post: Fur Trade Empire on the Upper Missouri 1988; Medora, ND; Theodore Roosevelt Nature and History Association; Softcover; 2nd Printing; 111; Very Good-; No Dust Jacket; Light bumping to spine extremities and lower front cover corner. Light rubbing to covers. Faint stain to top page edges. Else pages clean. ; #35256 - SOLD $$11.00

 

147) Tweedsmuir, Lord; Hudson's Bay Trader 1951; New York; W. W. Norton & Company; Hardcover; 1st Edition Thus; 195; Very Good; Good; DJ price-clipped. ; #43512 - SOLD $$12.50

 

148) Usher, Peter J. ; Fur Trade Posts of the Northwest Territories, 1870 - 1970 1971; Ottawa, Canada; Northern Science Research Group; Softcover; 11 x 8-1/2"; 180; ; No Dust Jacket; Ex-Library copy; with typical markings. ; #43490 - AVAILABLE $$20.00

 

149) Weber, David J. ; The Taos Trappers: The Fur Trade in the Far Southwest, 1540 - 1846 1971; University of Oklahoma Press; Hardcover; 1st Printing; 263; Near Fine; Near Fine; #43508 - SOLD $$30.00

 

150) Wheeler, Robert C.; Walter A. Kenyon; Alan R. Woolworth; and Douglas A. Birk; Voices from the Rapids: An Underwater Search for Fur Trade Artifacts, 1960-73 1975; St. Paul, MN; Minnesota Historical Society; Softcover; 11 x 8-1/2"; 115; Very Good+; No Dust Jacket; #43492 - AVAILABLE $$30.00

 

151) White, Bruce M. (compiled by); The Fur Trade of Minnesota: An Introductory Guide to Manuscript Sources 1977; St. Paul, MN; Minnesota Historical Society Press; Softcover; 11 x 8-1/2"; 61; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; Signed by the author on the 1st page. Appears to be gift inscription on the front cover from Walter E. Scott to a previous owner. Stapled wraps. Small sticker ghost on the bottom corner of the front cover. A bit of light sunning to covers. Pages clean. ; #43489 - AVAILABLE $$32.00

 

152) Willson, Beckles; The Great Company: Being a History of the Honourable Company of Merchants-Adventurers Trading into Hudson's Bay 1899; Toronto, Canada; The Copp, Clark Company; Hardcover; 541; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; SD. NAP. Remains of gift card pasted on front flyleaf. ; #43515 - AVAILABLE $$50.00

 

153) Wilson, Iris Higbie; William Wolfskill, 1798-1866: Frontier Trapper to California Ranchero 1965; Glendale, CA; The Arthur H. Clark Company; Hardcover; 268; Very Good+; No Dust Jacket; SD. NAP. ; #43518 - SOLD $$60.00

 

154) Woodward, Arthur; Denominators of the Fur Trade: An Anthology of Writings on the Material Culture of the Fur Trade 1970; Pasadena, CA; Socio-Technical Publications; Hardcover; 73; Near Fine; Very Good+; SD. NAP.; #43481 - SOLD $$25.00

 

155) Woodward, Arthur; Trapper Jim Waters 1954; Los Angeles Corral of Westerners; Softcover; 15; Very Good; No Dust Jacket; Covers age-toned. Copy No. 119. Stapled wraps. ; #43447 - AVAILABLE $$20.00

 

156) Woollacott, Arthur P. ; Mackenzie and His Voyageurs: By Canoe to the Arctic and the Pacific 1789-93 1927; J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd.; Hardcover; 8.1 x 5.5 Inches; 237; Good; No Dust Jacket; Staining at the top of the spine and the top 1-1/2" of the front board. Some surface rubbing. Spine a bit sunned. Previous owners name inked on front pastedown. Some foxing/freckling to endpapers and page edges. Page top edges stained. Else pages clean. No dustjacket. ; #43824 - SOLD $$15.00