The West of William H. Ashley; The international struggle for the fur trade of the Misouri, the Rocky Mountains, and the Columbia, with explorations beyond the Continental Divide, recorded in the diares of William H. Ashley and his contemporaries: 1822-1838. Dale L. Morgan.

The West of William H. Ashley; The international struggle for the fur trade of the Misouri, the Rocky Mountains, and the Columbia, with explorations beyond the Continental Divide, recorded in the diares of William H. Ashley and his contemporaries: 1822-1838

Denver, CO: The Old West Publishing Company, 1964. First printing. Hardcover. Folio. 341 pp. Bound in gray-green cloth with red line drawings on the front board and gilt titling on the spine. Includes a large fold-out map, numerous illustrations, reproductions of portions of a letter and diary entries, extensive notes, and an index. Signed by Morgan on the copyright page. Cazedessus 11. A very attractive copy of this classic work on the mountain men of the 1820s assembled by one of the foremost scholars of the period. Near Fine. Item #00006265

A few very faint spots of discoloration on the top of the textblock, else Very near Fine.

Price: $300.00

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