New York: Francis P. Harper, 1903.
First Edition. Two volumes in original blue cloth, pp xiv, 248; -461, with illustrations and a map. Edition limited to 950 sets. Rubbing to spine ends, lower front corner of Volume II, bumped, else about fine. Howes C-391. A well-regarded scholarly biography of steamboat captain Joseph LaBarge (1815-1899), who piloted the "Yellowstone" and "Emilie" on the Mississippi and Missouri rivers, transporting fur traders, miners, goods and supplies.