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The river of the West.

Frances Fuller Victor

The river of the West.

by Frances Fuller Victor

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Published by Columbian Book Co., R. J. Trumbill in Hartford, Conn, San Francisco, Cal[if.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Meek, Joseph Lafayette, -- 1810-1875.,
  • Northwest, Pacific -- Description and travel.,
  • Northwest, Pacific -- History.,
  • West (U.S.) -- History -- 1890-1945.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLife and adventure in the Rocky mountains and Oregon; embracing events in the life-time of a mountain-man and pioneer: with the early history of the northwestern slope, including an account of the fur traders. Also, a description of the country. By Mrs. Francis Fuller Victor.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF852 .V64
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 p. 1., 602 p.
    Number of Pages602
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14284834M

    Genre/Form: Biographies History Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Victor, Frances Fuller, River of the West. Oakland, Calif., Brooks. 2 v.: 24 cm. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Associated-names Nash, Lee.

    Win Blevins writes about the great American rivers of the the West. His characters are the Native Americans, mountain men, the French trappers, bold pioneers and wanderers of the Old West. He brings the rich history of the west to life with stories that amaze and delight/5(24). Exploration of the Colorado River of the West and Its Tributaries: Explored in , , , and , Under the Direction of the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian Institution Gilded age Selected Americana from Sabin's Dictionary of books relating to America ; fiches A,, AuthorsReviews: 1.

      River of the West dives into the Columbia River and its tributaries, examining how they have impacted life in Washington for both humans and animals alike. From WSHS' collections. Catalog ID: . Title: Report Upon the Colorado River of the West: Explored in and by Joseph C. Ives Issue 90 of Ex. doc. Executive document Report Upon the Colorado River of the West: Explored in and by Joseph C. Ives, United States. Army.


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The River of the West book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Here Joe Meek continues his collaboration with Frances Fuller Victor 4/5. River of the West is a wonderful and durable book with a dense richness of storytelling fabric."— Jim Harrison, author of Dalva and Legends of the Fall About the Author/5(7).

The River of the West is easily the most reliable and extensive first-person history ever written of that unique and never-to-be-duplicated era. An extraordinary first-hand account of those who came West and lived with the land.

Of all the men who walked the Rocky Mountains a century and a half ago, none other is so completely alive as Joe Meek/5(5). The River of the West book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Joe Meek is one of the West's irresistible characters dashing, devil /5(4). The River of the West is a wonderful and durable book with a dense richness of storytelling fabric.

—Jim Harrison, author of Dalva and Legends of the Fall Editorial ReviewsPages: River of the West: The Story of the Boston Men. In this rousing tale, Armstrong Sperry has caught all the drama and salty excitement of life at sea under the spread of white canvas, the whine of ropes in a gale, and the sheeting rush of water across a heaving deck/5.

This is a wonderful, beautifully written book that is poorly titled. Rather than "River of the West," it should be called something like, "The River is Deep," or "The Soul of the River." These are haunting, beautifully told stories of people and their connection to the Columbia, starring David Thompson, David Douglas, Narcissa Whitman, David Sohappy /5.

The River of the West (5 book series) Kindle Edition From Book 1: Sutter's Mill, where the first nugget was found, was driven by the American River and began the biggest migration of humans in the history of the world up to that time. The result of the collaboration of Joe and Frances Fuller Victor is The River of the West, first published in and now brought back into print after being mostly unavailable for a century.

This first of two volumes of The River of the West deals with Joe's years as one of the legendary mountain men, the fur trappers of the Rocky Mountains. The river of the West: Life and adventure in the Rocky mountains and Oregon; embracing events in the life-time of a mountain-man and pioneer: with the early history of the north-western slope, including an account of the fur traders Pages: The River of the West.

Hartford, Connecticut and Toledo, Ohio: R. Bliss and Co., A recent edition, in 2 volumes with Introduction and notes by Winfred Blevins, was published by Mountain Press Publishing Co., Missoula, MT, It is currently in print, by Tamarak Books.

Links to the Text; Illustrations View book on-line; Prefactory. The first of two volumes of "The River of the West" deals with Joe's years as one of the legendary mountain men, the fur trappers of the Rocky Mountains. A facsimile of the original edition. The River of the West, Part Two: The Oregon Years (Mountain Man Classics) Win Blevins.

out of 5 stars 5. Kindle Edition. $ Journal of a Trapper: Nine Years in the Rocky Mountains, Osborne Russell. out of 5 stars /5(10). An original and vibrant account of the Columbia River's hold on the imagination of individuals and cultures, Native American and European, who settled and explored its banks and imbued it with their disparate spiritual and material values.

Clark (James Beard, ) weaves an often mystical, sometimes tragic tapestry beginning with the discovery of the New World and the ensuing European rush to. An original and vibrant account of the Columbia River's hold on the imagination of individuals and cultures, Native American and European, who settled and explored its banks and imbued it with their disparate spiritual and material values.

Book Summary: The title of this book is The River of the West and it was written by Frances Fuller Victor, Winfred Blevins. This particular edition is in a Paperback format.

This particular edition is in a Paperback :   River of the West beautifully written; lyrical at times, flowing through history ~ Starting with Lake Missoula's break through, it includes the stories of native tribal peoples dwelling on its banks and the coming of 'civilization.'/5(2).

Exploration of the Colorado River of the West and Its Tributaries: Explored in,andUnder the Direction of the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution by Powell, John Wesley, Institution, Smithsonian and a great selection of related books, art.

Buy a cheap copy of River of the West: The Adventures of Joe book by Frances Fuller Victor. The river of the West: Life and adventure in the Rocky mountains and Oregon; embracing events in the life-time of a mountain-man and pioneer: with the early Free shipping over $ The River of the West by Frances Fuller Victor,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Page - West, p. laid with clay. In one corner were a fireplace and chimney. Everything was clean and tidy. Skins, bows and arrows, quivers, antlers, blankets, articles of clothing and ornament were hanging from the walls or arranged upon shelves. River of the west Item Preview remove-circle Columbia River -- History., Columbia River Region -- History.

Publisher HarperCollins West Collection Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on J SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Exploration of the Colorado River of the West, and Its Tributaries: Explored in,andUnder the Direction of the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution Smithsonian Institution U.S.

Government Printing Office, - Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) - pages.