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												The Oregon Trail by  Francis PARKMAN
	 - Hardcover
			 - 1971
		 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 83564)

The Oregon Trail

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The Oregon Trail

by PARKMAN, Francis

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Norwalk, Connecticut: The Heritage Press. Fine. 1971. Hardcover. Parkman's enduring history of the adventures and travails of those who made the trek to Oregon is a classic. This handsome reprint edition is edited from his Notebooks by Mason Wade and illustrated by Maynard Dixon. --- In leatherette-look brown paper-covered boards w/mounted Indian warrior image stamped in gilt on cover; gilt-stamped titling on spine. Volume housed in tan paper-covered slipcase. Sandglass flyer laid in (Norwalk, no. VI-R: 41). --- About Fine: a bright, clean, unmarked copy lacking obvious damages. Slipcase with some sunning & 3-inch tear to a corner, remains structurally sound.; Tall Octavo - 9 to 10 in. tall; xxiv, 297 pages .

Synopsis

On April 28, 1846, Francis Parkman left Saint Louis on his first expedition west. The Oregon Trail documents his adventures in the wilderness, sheds light on America's westward expansion, and celebrates the American spirit.

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bookseller
Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
83564
Title
The Oregon Trail
Author
PARKMAN, Francis
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Heritage Press
Place of Publication
Norwalk, Connecticut
Date Published
1971
Bookseller catalogs
>>Biography, Autobiography, Memoir; >>American History & Politics;

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