Very Good. Trade paperback. Very good condition; edges, corners, and covers of book show minor wear. No underlining; no highlighting; no internal markings. Stored in sealed plastic protection. In the event of a problem we guarantee full refund. 1986. Trade paperback.
Fine. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. "Fort Union Trading Post, founded on 1828, was the grandest of the extensive network of fur posts erected on the upper Missour and Yellowstone rivers by the American Fur Company ans its rivals in the nineteenth century. This headquarters post, peopled by a succession of strong personalities and supplied via steamboats, became a proud citadel in the wilderness. Because of its significant role in the nation's history, Fort Union is a ubit in the National Park System. " This book has 111 pages and is illustrated throughout.
Very Good. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Minor edge and corner wear; lightly scuffed and scratched; spine is gently creased; some light shelf wear; overall a very crisp and clean used first edition (second printing)! Blue illustrated wrapper with red and white lettering. 111 very clean unmarked and uncreased historical pages nicely enhanced by black and white photographs and illustrations! Fort Union Trading Post, founded in 1829, was the grandest of the extensive network of fur posts erected on the upper Missouri and Yellowstone rivers by the American Fur Company and its rivals in the nineteenth century. This headquarters post, peopled by a succession of strong personalities and supplied via steamboats, became a proud citadel in the wilderness. Because of its significant role in the nation's history, Fort Union is a unit in the National Park System........"
Very Good. Moderate wear and rubbing to the covers, binding sound, internally clean. Fort Union Trading Post was established in 1828 by the American Fur Company. It was not a government or military post, but a business, established for the specific purpose of doing business with the northern plains tribes. This trade business continued until 1867 making it the longest lasting American fur trading post. At this post, the Assiniboine, Crow, Cree, Ojibway, Blackfeet, Hidatsa, and other tribes traded buffalo robes and other furs for trade goods such as beads, guns, blankets, knives, cookware, and cloth. Minor shelf wear, binding tight, slight foxing to endpages, pages clean and unmarked.
Very Good. Book Royal 8vo pictorial wraps. 110pp. Illus. Appendix (Chronology). Bibliography. Index. Chapter endnotes. "well-researched, carefully organized, and highly readable." Bit of wear & couple of small spots. Vg.
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