Fur Trade and Mountainmen

Fur Trade and Mountainmen

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1 Blegen, Theodore C. The Voyageurs and Their Songs
St. Paul, Minnesota Minnesota Historical Society 1966 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Very njce, clean book measuring 8"x11-1/2". Only fault is small bit of wear to front near spine in a couple small spots, none of which compromise binding. Illoustrated with art. Text offers a history of the voayagerurs and the Fur Trade and presents the actual songs in their original French with explanation in English. 24 pages. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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2 Boller, Henry A. Among the Indians; Eight Years in the Far West 1858-1866
Chicago R.R. Donnelley & Sons (Lakeside Press) 1958 First Thus Hard Cover Fine No DJ, as Issued 
Beautiful little book, part of an ongoing series, one volume of which has been published each year since 1903 by R.R. Donelley to be given to customers, stockholders ,and employees as Christmas keepsakes. The first time these enter the marketplace it's the SECONDARY marketplace. The color changes every 25 years -- this is from the navy blue series. Book measures 4-1/2"x7", has a gilded top edge and 461 pages. Illustrated. The foreword offers a sort of "State of the Union" in which the company reported on the death of the previous year's book's editor Milo Quaife, as well as the news that ground had been broken in Old Saybrook, CT for a new plant designed to handle production for Life Magazine. Text covers the Upper Missouri fur trade. MANY titles available from the navy blue series of the 1950's, 60's and 70's and several from the 1940's red series. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Museum of the Fur Trade Quarterly ( Four Issues, Full Run 1997), Hansen, James A. (editor)
3 Hansen, James A. (editor) The Museum of the Fur Trade Quarterly ( Four Issues, Full Run 1997)
The Museum of the Fur Trade 1997 Volume 33; Nos. 1-4 Soft Cover Fine 
Crisp clean magazines not often seen. Each measures 7"x10" and is slim featuring one article and a few short topics. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Topics include military canteens of the Fur Trade era, canteen manufacturing, identifying open kettles of copper and brass, point blankets, the matchcoat, French marmites, British Indian fusees and French trade guns. Several extras from the museum laid-in. Other issues available, including full runs. Contact us with what you are look9ing for and we'll be happy to see if we have it. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Museum of the Fur Trade Quarterly  1996 (Full Run Vol. 32 Nos,1,2,3,4 Plus Vol. 31 No 4), Hanson, Charles E. Jr.
4 Hanson, Charles E. Jr. The Museum of the Fur Trade Quarterly 1996 (Full Run Vol. 32 Nos,1,2,3,4 Plus Vol. 31 No 4)
Chadron, Nebraska The Museum of the Fur Trade 1996 Vol. 32 Nos. 1,2,3,4 Soft Cover Very Good 
Five very nice magazines, all four present from 1996 plus the last issue of 1995 which I included because it contains Part I of an article about The First Northwest Trade Gun. Part II is in the 1996 No. 1 issue. Only fault to magazines is a small smudge to top edge of No. 4. Otherwise pristine. Magazines measure 7"x10" and have 16 pages each. Other topics include Jean Baptiste Pratt; fur traders' letters; chief coats supplied by the American Fur Company; the Monhonk Lodge, American trade goods; Indian Department marked issue blanket; voyage on the Mississippi; interesting facts on the Jedediah Smith estate; Thomas Prownall, champion of the Five Nations; British-Iroquois relations in the 18th century; the final settlement of the Jedediah Smith estate and more. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Hanson, James A. Fur Trade Cutlery Sketchbook
Crawford, Nebraska The Fur Press 1994 No Edition Stated, Likely First Soft Cover Fine Oblong 
Crisp, clean book, very well kept. A hard-to-find title which offers the reader full description and detailed drawings of all types of knives used during the fur trade era. Wonderful resource for the reenactor. 48 pages. Measures 8-1.2" high and 11" across. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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6 Nute, Grace Lee The Voyageur
St. Paul, Minnesota Minnesota Historical Society 1979 0873510127 / 9780873510127 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Good-plus 
Very, clean, handsome book with no names or writing and no bumps to boards. Handsome green and white pictorial endpapers, Jacket paper is crisp and clean. Only fault is tonign to jacket spine and a few small isolated spots of foxing to same area. Originally published by Appleton in 1931. The story of the French-Canadian voyageurs who played an important role in the Fur Trade. 289 pages. Indexed. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Fur Trade, Phillips, Paul Chrisler
7 Phillips, Paul Chrisler The Fur Trade
Norman, Oklahoma University of Oklahoma Press 1967 Second Printing Hard Cover Very Good in VG Slipcase No DJ, as Issued 
Two very clean, tightly bound books, handsomely designed, and nestled in their original slipcase. As you can see from the photos, the top edge is inked in a warm brown to match the brown slipcase and title boxes. Books in their case measure 7" x 10" and are illustrated with pictures and maps. A very comprehensive, researched text cionsisting of a cumulative 1382 pages. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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