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Important Maritime History of the Pacific Northwest

Lewis & Dryden's Marine History of the Pacific Northwest. An Illustrated Review of the Growth and Developments of the Maritime Industry, from the Advent of the Earliest Navigators to the Present Time, with Sketches and Portraits of a Number of Well Known Marine Men.

Portland: 1895.

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First edition. 494pp. plus plates. Small folio. Important Maritime History of the Pacific Northwest. Original pebbled morocco, gilt-stamped cover and spine, gilt inner dentelles, a.e.g., rebacked with original spine laid down. Howes W693; Smith 4473; Tweney 87; Reese, Best of the West 222.

Item #366712

The most important and reliable marine history of the Pacific Northwest to date of publication, and a fundamental reference for the history of the entire Pacific Coast. Includes many hitherto unpublished logs, narratives of exploration, accounts of steamboating on the Snake River, the logging industry, the gold rush, boundary controversies, exploration of the Columbia and inland waters, Indian difficulties, etc. Essential in all regards.