London: Charles Knight & Co., 1846.
First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 6" x 3.75", 226 pp, with frontispiece (Mouth of the Columbia River) and small folding map. Bound in publisher's cream cloth, with boards dust-soiled, spine toned. Internally very clean, binding tight. Wagner-Camp 122c:1: "In addition to presenting the British arguments in the Oregon Controversy, Nicolay describes in detail the early settlement of the Pacific Northwest and the rise and development of the fur trade." Howes N-151; Sabin 55251; Smith 7311.