Burke, Lee & Jane Lenz Elder
Title THE FUR TRADE IN THE AMERICAN WEST.
Binding Stiff Dec. Wrs.
Book Condition Fine
Publisher Dallas DeGolyer Library 1998
Inventory Number 015647
Stiff paper covers, 72 pp., frontis., photos. A catalog of an exhibition at DeGolyer Library, SMU. Early fur trade, government exploration, various fur companies, the language of the fur trade, hides, liars and wannabes. Page 57 to 72 is a very useful chronology on the development of the fur trade on the Mississippi and the western frontier.
Southwest, Fur Trade, Mountain Men, Indians, Hunting