Published by Washington State University Press, Pullman, Wa., 1984
,93pp. Illus. Oblong quarto. Cloth. Fine. In dust jacket. Reproduces several dozen 19th-century panoramic views of cities in the Pacific Northwest, including Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia. With a descriptive catalog recording details and locations of copies for 130 lithographic views of Pacific Northwest cities.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM24576
Published by Cambridge, 1956
184pp. Cloth. Very good. Novel set in Oregon in the 1850's.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM4421
Published by Indianapolis, 1964
37pp. Printed wrappers. Near fine. Dr. White, a La Grange County, Indiana, emigrant, describes his journey over the Oregon Trail in 1852 and his sojourn in the Willamette Valley, Oregon.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM2583
Published by Chicago, 1905
36pp. Printed wrappers. Very good. An attempt to debunk the Whitman saved Oregon legend. The author later published a more elaborate work expanding the same theme.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM17395
Published by Arthur H. Clark Company, Glendale, 1961
111pp. plus illustrations. Original tan cloth. Covers slightly bowed. Near fine. In slightly worn dust jacket. The engaging story of an arduous overland journey to Oregon in 1883-84, based on the diary of Janette Lewis Young. Not in Clark & Brunet.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM31459
Published by Portland, 1930
27pp. Printed wrappers. Very good. Inscribed by the author.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM4372
Published by The Arthur H. Clark Company, Glendale, Ca., 1976
287pp. including maps. Frontis. Orange cloth, gilt. Covers slightly bowed. Very good. In dust jacket. Covers the history, archaeology, and ecology of a region stretching from Oregon to the Southwest. CLARK & BRUNET 126. PAHER 896.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM28620
Published by Portland, Or, 1900
,14-136pp. Frontispiece portrait. Illus. Original cloth. Bit shaken, inner hinges cracked. Good. Fanciful tales of telegraph operators and messenger boys in the West. This copy is signed by the author in pencil on the front free endpaper.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM17225
Published by Spokane, 1905
95pp. Cloth. Very good. Without dust jacket. The author's account of his experiences in Oregon from 1850 to 1860. DECKER 23:114.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM4231
Published by Caldwell, Id, 1936
438pp. plus plates. Portrait. Gilt pictorial cloth. Slight edge wear, else fine. In edgeworn dust jacket. Spalding was an associate of Marcus Whitman, and this biography includes an account of the Whitman massacre.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM8621
Published by New York, 1941
127pp. Printed wrappers, as issued. Very good. One of the most notable bookseller catalogues ever issued in Americana, this was catalogue 119 of the firm. It covered Pacific Northwest Coast voyages by Russians, English, French, Spanish, and American expeditions, with a special section on the Wilkes Expedition, with a narrative as well as specific descriptions. A useful reference even today - read the prices and weep, although they were high at the time.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM21059
Published by Chicago, 1895
339pp. plus plates. Frontis. Original gilt cloth. Slight edge wear, else about fine. Second edition of this laudatory history of Whitman's role in the Northwest and his assassination.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM8590
Published by Oregon Historical Society, [ Portland], 1952
xvi,686pp. Original blue cloth, gilt-lettered spine. Blindstamp on front free endpaper. Near fine. In chipped dust jacket. Third edition, after the first of 1928. Thorough, well researched index to places in Oregon, providing information on how each location was named. An interesting and singular reference source.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM32116
Published by Lewis Osborne, Palo Alto, 1966
86,pp. Original gilt cloth. Very good. In plain dust jacket, with facsimile newspaper. Nicely produced reprint edition of Major C. Bolin's narrative. Bolin was hanged for murder in front of about 5,000 people; this was his last ditch effort to defend himself and avoid execution. This copy is signed by the publisher on the titlepage.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM17043
Published by Portland, Or, 1918
pp.201-69. Printed wrappers. Sunned, a few pencil notes, but very good. Includes Lot Livermore's "Diary Relating to the Winter of 1861-2.and a Trip to Salmon River Mines.".
Seller Inventory # WRCAM6407
Published by Eugene, Or, 1897
28pp. Printed self-wrappers, stapled. Slightly chipped, else very good. Kip, a participant in the 1850s campaign against the northwestern Indian tribes, wrote this important report, which was first published in an edition of twenty-five copies in 1855. HOWES K173. SMITH 5520.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM1305
Published by Washington, 1848
14pp. printed in double-column format. Large folded folio sheet. Slight chipping, else good. Dix supports the U.S. government's right to establish a government in Oregon. SABIN 20341 (note).
Seller Inventory # WRCAM11285
Published by Washington, 1846
22pp. Dbd. Slight foxing. Very good. Dix's speech in support of the right of the United States to control the territory of Oregon.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM17524
Published by Social Science Research Center, Victoria, B.C., 1970
xv,417pp. Cloth. Fine. The companion bibliography to Lowther's A BIBLIOGRAPHY TO BRITISH COLUMBIA, providing entries for earlier works related to what is now British Columbia, and also Oregon Territory.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM22970
Published by Portland, Or, 1917
pp.97-198. Frontis. Printed wrappers. Very good. Pages 148-92 comprise the "Journal of Crossing the Plains to Oregon in 1852" by John T. Kerns.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM6408
Published by [Portland, Or], 1911
,32,pp. Illus. Quarto. Pictorial wrappers. Wrappers soiled, else very good. An elaborately produced promotional for Oregon, with color photographic illustrations of the timber lands, mills, grain fields, vineyards, fisheries, etc., of the state, as well as a color map and descriptive text.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM15158
Published by Edward Eberstadt & Sons, New York, 1935
cxxxvii,,391pp. plus facsimiles. Portrait. Quarto. Original maroon cloth, gilt stamped spine. Gilt on spine a bit faded. Very good. Transcribed from the original manuscripts in the William R. Coe collection, and edited by Philip Ashton Rollins. Stuart's trip resulted in the discovery of South Pass and the establishment of the Oregon Trail. Howes notes this as the first publication of his diary. HOWES S1103. TWENEY 89, 66. REESE, BEST OF THE WEST 38 (note).
Seller Inventory # WRCAM19290A
Published by Chicago, 1904
236pp. Stiff printed wrappers. About fine. Contains three essays "towards a true history of the Acquisition of the old Oregon Territory," asserting that Marcus Whitman did not save Oregon. The author's research culminated in an elaborate work published in 1911 attempting to annihilate the Whitman myth. TWENEY WASHINGTON 48 (note).
Seller Inventory # WRCAM17286
Published by Lincoln County Historical Society, [Newport, Or., 1948
14pp. Original stiff wrappers. Lightly tanned. Very good. A reprint of Lieut. Theodore Talbot's narrative of his journey through Lincoln County and along the Oregon coast in 1849. Talbot offers detailed descriptions of the landscape and native people encountered during his travels. An uncommon Oregon item.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM32058
Published by Washington, 1844
25pp. Later three quarter morocco and marbled boards. Front cover detached, ex-lib. with canceled bookplate, some foxing, else good. Calls for a peaceable resolution of the Oregon Question, referring to the Territory as "of little importance," while at the same time calling the Columbia River the "apple of the eye of that Territory." SABIN 19003.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM17922
Published by Star Job Office, Eugene, Or., 1897
26pp. Gathered signatures, stapled. Minor toning to first and last leaves. Very good. "The only diary of the first large emigrant train to Oregon" - Howes. Crawford, in his early twenties, was a member of Elijah White's party in 1842, and he also traveled with Meek and Hastings. His journal was originally issued in 1863 as a government document. HOWES C874. MINTZ 110. WAGNER-CAMP 386 (note). GRAFF 914.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM49036
Published by [Walla Walla, 1914
61pp. Portrait. Printed wrappers. A fine copy. Reprint of the 1914 original. The author went part of the way overland with Fremont, met Whitman in the Sioux country, and visited the Yellowstone region in 1845. Her narrative captures many of the details of overland travel and pioneer life so often lost to less refined eyes. GRAFF 950. HOWES C952. SMITH 2153.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM1152
Published by The Stewart Commission of Colorado College and The Denver Public Library, [Colorado Springs & Denver], 1934
xvii,,317pp. including maps, plus portrait. Frontis. Blue cloth. A few pencil margin notes. Ink ownership signature on front fly leaf. Very good, in worn and torn dust jacket. Reprints works by Hall J. Kelley and Nathaniel J. Wyeth encouraging settlement in the Oregon Territory, and works by others more critical of that idea. This copy was owned by distinguished western historian Dale L. Morgan and is signed by him on the front fly leaf. The fourth volume in the "Overland to the Pacific" series.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM28697
Published by [Np, 1947
40pp. Small quarto. Half calf and marbled boards, leather label. Very good. The author gives an account of crossing the plains in 1845 and fighting in the Oregon Indian wars of 1855-56. "Small ed[ition] p[rinted]" - Howes. HOWES C270 ("aa").
Seller Inventory # WRCAM13991
Published by The Grabhorn Press, San Francisco, 1932
,47pp. Tinted frontis. Quarto. Cloth backed marbled boards, printed label. Some light foxing on endpapers. Fine. Narrative of the first recorded cattle drive in California, originally published serially in THEMIS magazine in the 1860's. The present edition, limited to 500 copies, was issued as Number 4 in the Rare Americana Series published by the Grabhorn Press. HOWES E66. REESE, SIX SCORE 36 (note). WAGNER-CAMP 48 (note).
Seller Inventory # WRCAM23529