[The Journal of Gabriel Franchere] Journal of a Voyage to the North West Coast of North America in the Years 1811, 1812, 1813, and 1814
Toronto: The Champlain Society, 1969.
Hardcover. Near fine. Publications of the Champlain Society Volume XLV. pp vii, 330, xix (member and subscriber lists, list of Champlain Society publications), in original red cloth. Corners lightly bumped, slight soiling to bottom edge of text block, else fine. One of an edition of 825 copies, this one unnumbered. Franchere was a member of the fur-trading expedition sent by John Jacob Astor to the Columbia River in 1810-1814. The party established Astoria, the first permanent settlement west of the Rocky Mountains.
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