Adventures on the Columbia River, including the narrative of a residence of six years on the western side of the Rocky Mountains, among various tribes of Indians hitherto unknown: together with a journey across the American continent. Ross Cox.
Adventures on the Columbia River, including the narrative of a residence of six years on the western side of the Rocky Mountains, among various tribes of Indians hitherto unknown: together with a journey across the American continent.

Adventures on the Columbia River, including the narrative of a residence of six years on the western side of the Rocky Mountains, among various tribes of Indians hitherto unknown: together with a journey across the American continent.

New York: J & J Harper, 1832. First American edition, 8vo, pp. 2 (ads), xv, [1] 25-335; original blue-green muslin, printed paper label on spine with partial loss affecting a number of letters (sense remains clear); prelims and terminals a bit foxed, spine ends chipped and worn with a small crack starting at bottom of upper joint, cover spotted, all else remains good and sound. Wagner-Camp 43:2, Sabin 17267, Field 377, Howes C-822, American Imprints 12019, Pilling, Proof-sheets 915. Field 377: "The narrative of the personal experience of a fur-trader, among the Indians of the Rocky Mountains and the Pacific Slope; full of adventure, history, and character. The narrations of Cox, as well as those of Alexander Ross and of Franchere, cover the same period, and afford us other views of the same events as are related by Washington Irving in his "Astoria." Item #27150

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