Across the Wide Missouri, with an Account of the Discovery of the Miller Collection

By: DeVoto, Bernard; Porter, Mae Reed

Price: $35.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


Multiple tears and chips to jacket edges, jacket previously mended with tape in multiple places. 1947 Hard Cover. xxvii, 483 pp. Includes section of 19 color plates by Alfred Jacob Miller, Charles Bodmer, and George Catlin. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Bancroft Prize. Across the Wide Missouri tells the compelling story of the climax and decline of the Rocky Mountain fur trade during the 1830s. More than a history, it portrays the mountain fur trade as a way of business and a way of life, vividly illustrating how it shaped the expansion of the American West. Includes an account of the discovery of the Miller Collection, by Mae Reed Porter.

Title: Across the Wide Missouri, with an Account of the Discovery of the Miller Collection

Author: DeVoto, Bernard; Porter, Mae Reed

Illustrator: Miller, Alfred Jacob; Bodmer, Charles; Catlin, George

Categories: Pulitzer Prize Winners, American, Old West,

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1947

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Seller ID: 2306404

Keywords: AMERICAN HISTORY OLD WEST AMERICANA ALFRED JACOB MILLER,