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LEWIS & DRYDEN'S MARINE HISTORY OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST. AN ILLUSTRATED REVIEW OF THE GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENTS OF THE MARITIME INDUSTRY, FROM THE ADVENT OF THE EARLIEST NAVIGATORS TO THE PRESENT TIME, WITH SKETCHES AND PORTRAITS OF A NUMBER OF WELL KNOWN MARINE MEN.
Portland. 1895. - 494pp. plus plates and maps. Folio. Original gilt pebbled morocco, rebacked at an early date with original backstrip laid down. Extremities rather rubbed, and a bit scuffed. Gift inscription on front free endpaper. Internally very clean. About very good. The most important and reliable marine history of the Pacific Northwest to date of publication, and a fundamental reference for the history of the entire Pacific Coast. Includes many hitherto unpublished logs, narratives of exploration, accounts of steamboating on the Snake River, the logging industry, the gold rush, boundary controversies, exploration of the Columbia and inland waters, Indian difficulties, etc. Essential in all regards. HOWES W693. SMITH 4473. TWENEY, WASHINGTON 89, 87. EBERSTADT 128:474.
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