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The Savage River Seventy-one days with Simon Fraser

By: Campbell, Marjorie Wilkins & Lewis Parker

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16668

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Only light wear to dust jacket. ; On the morning of May 28, 1808, Simon Fraser, two clerks, two Native guides, and nineteen voyageurs set out in four frail birch-bark canoes from Fort George on the Pacific slope of the Rocky Mountains. Before them was an unnamed and unexplored river that led south and, Fraser hoped, west to the Pacific coast. Every bend threatened new dangers - impassable rapids, treacherous portages, unfriendly Natives. But in seventy-one days, Fraser a... View more info

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Thompson's Highway; British Columbia's Fur Trade, 1800-1850

By: Twigg, Alan

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Ronsdale Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16676

ISBN: 1553800397

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by Author; Inscribed by the author on the half title page. A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; 8.80 X 5.90 X 0.80 inches; 254 pages; "Thompson's Highway traces the lives of Alexander Mackenzie, Simon Fraser, David Thompson and the other remarkable fur traders who connected the West Coast to the rest of North America between 1800 and 1850." "For his third volume about BC literary history, Alan Twigg traces the writings of David Thompson, Alexand... View more info