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The Voyageurs and Their Songs

By: Blegen, Theodore C.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: St. Paul, Minnesota, Minnesota Historical Society: 1966

Seller ID: 21096


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. View more info

Among the Indians; Eight Years in the Far West 1858-1866

By: Boller, Henry A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, R.R. Donnelley & Sons (Lakeside Press): 1958

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 24278


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... View more info

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The Museum of the Fur Trade Quarterly ( Four Issues, Full Run 1997)

By: Hansen, James A. (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Museum of the Fur Trade: 1997

Edition: Volume 33; Nos. 1-4

Seller ID: 27046PH


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. Co... View more info

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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)

By: Hanson, Charles E. Jr.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chadron, Nebraska, The Museum of the Fur Trade: 1996

Edition: Vol. 32 Nos. 1,2,3,4

Seller ID: 27343


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 Lo... View more info

Fur Trade Cutlery Sketchbook

By: Hanson, James A.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Crawford, Nebraska, The Fur Press: 1994

Edition: No Edition Stated, Likely First

Seller ID: 13011A


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. View more info

The Voyageur

By: Nute, Grace Lee

Price: $30.00

Publisher: St. Paul, Minnesota, Minnesota Historical Society: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 22002


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. View more info

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The Fur Trade

By: Phillips, Paul Chrisler

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma Press: 1967

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 27906


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. View more info