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Perrin du Lac, François Marie
TRAVELS THROUGH THE TWO LOUISIANAS, AND AMONG THE SAVAGE NATIONS OF THE MISSOURI; ALSO, IN THE UNITED STATES, ALONG THE OHIO, AND THE ADJACENT PROVINCES, IN 1801, 1802, & 1803. WITH A SKETCH OF THE MANNERS, CUSTOMS, CHARACTER, AND THE CIVIL AND RELIGIOUS CEREMONIES OF THE PEOPLE OF THOSE COUNTRIES
London: Printed for Richard Phillips, 1807. 106pp. plus [2]pp. index. Modern half morocco and cloth, spine gilt. Cloth a touch sunned. Very good. First English edition, abridged and translated from the original French, of this important description of an early fur trading expedition up the Missouri to the White River of South Dakota in 1802. A major source for material about the early fur trade, as well as providing much information concerning the tribes along the Missouri River at the time. FIELD 1205. HOWES P244. MONAGHAN 1177. CLARK II:52, 114. SABIN 61013. WAGNER-CAMP 3:3. GRAFF 3253. BUCK 61 (note).
Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana [United States]

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