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Auction 100, Lot 577

"First White Women over the Rockies Diaries, Letters, and Biographical Sketches of the Six Women of the Oregon Mission who made the Overland Journey in 1836 and 1838", Drury, Clifford Merrill

Subject: History - American West

Period: 1963-66 (published)



6.7 x 9.5 inches
17 x 24.1 cm

Extremely rich and valuable primary source material on pioneer life in the American West. Introductions and editorial notes by Clifford Merrill Drury. These are Volumes VI, VII & VIII of the Northwest Historical Series. This title is complete in these three volumes. Volume I: Mrs. Marcus Whitman, Mrs. Henry H. Spalding, Mrs. William H. Gray, and Mrs. Asa B. Smith. Volume II: Mrs. Elkanah Walker and Mrs. Cushing Eells. Volume III: Diary of Sarah White Smith (Mrs. Asa B. Smith) including letters and other documents relating to the 1838 Reenforcement [sic] to the Oregon Mission. 3 volumes, 8vo, [280/382/332 pp.] published by Arthur H. Clark Company. Hardbound in denim blue cloth with gilt lettering to the spine


Condition: A

Minor shelf wear and slightly sunned spines.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/12/2002