THE DISCOVERY OF THE OREGON TRAIL ROBERT STUART'S NARRATIVES OF HIS OVERLAND TRIP EASTWARD FROM ASTORIA IN 1812-13...TO WHICH IS ADDED: AN ACCOUNT OF THE TONQUIN'S VOYAGE AND OF EVENTS AT FORT ASTORIA [1811-12] AND WILSON PRICE HUNT'S DIARY OF HIS OVERLAND TRIP WESTWARD TO ASTORIA IN 1811-12....

New York: Edward Eberstadt & Sons, [ 1935]. cxxxvii,[1],391pp. plus facsimiles. Portrait. Quarto. Original maroon cloth. Gilt black morocco label on spine. T.e.g. Bearing the Scribner's imprint. Ownership inscription on front free endpaper. Near fine. Item #WRCAM19290

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).

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