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Parker, Samuel, Rev
Journal of an exploring tour beyond the Rocky Mountains, under the direction of the A.B.C.F.M. in the years 1835, '36, and '37; containing a description of the geography, geology, climate, productions. and the numbers, manners, and customs of the natives: with a map of Oregon Territory
Mack, Andrus, & Woodruff [etc.], Ithaca, N.Y, 1842. Third edition (first published 1838), 8vo, pp. 408; folding frontispiece map of the Oregon Territory dated 1838, plus 1 engraved plate; in a plain, contemporary full leather binding; moderate wear, waterstains to the first handfull of pages, a good and sound copy. Howes P-89: The map is "earliest showing accurately the Oregon interior . Parker accompanied a fur-trading party, in 1835, from Council Bluffs to Walla Walla." Forbes 1120: "After arriving at the Columbia River and exploring Oregon and Washington, Parker joined the barque Columbia headed for the Hawaiian Islands in June 1836 . Parker was invited to stay at the Binghams. He describes Honolulu at some length . visited Waikiki . later went to Ewa, Wialua, and Kaneohe, and has brief remarks on resident missionaries at each station." [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB) [St. Paul, MN, U.S.A.]
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