Place Published: London
Publisher: both books published by L. Hodson & Son, 22, Portugal Street, Lincoln's Inn.
Date Published:  & 1860
Binding: Hard Cover
2 volumes in one. 9cm x 14cm, (3-5/8” x 5-5/8”), Backwoods circa 1846 iv,prelims, illust.list, -233pp., blank, 235-242pp.; [Bound with] Oregon 1860, prelims, -237pp., ad.
Rebacked original soiled red boards with gilt stamping on type on spine and people in a sleigh on the front cover and gilt page edges. Worn with bumped corners. Backwoods with 12 wood cut illustrations (all called for) plus Niagara Falls from the Ferry engraving at front. Oregon with the frontis image of the Mouth of the Columbia River two maps (full page and folding).
The Oregon Territory Consisting of a Brief Description of the Country and its Productions; And of the Habitats and Manners of the Native Indian Tribes. The Oregon Territory, 1860 is the second edition (first was 1846). Contains Illustration at front and map on page 64 but the fold-out on p.102 torn away with about 25% missing. Inside the paper is age toned overall and only a very few occasional spots or foxing. Generally clean. Overall condition is good.
Good. Item #459