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Travers Twiss's Oregon Territory 1846

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Travers Twiss's Oregon Territory 1846

Lot 0307 Details

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Title: The Oregon Territory, Its History and Discovery, Including an Account of the Convention of the Escurial, Also, the Treaties and Negotiations Between the United States and Great Britain....
Author: Twiss, Travers
Description: 264, iv pp. (8vo), original printed front wrapper, later leather-backed boards, spine lettered in gilt. First American Edition.A detailed and masterly argument in support of British claims to the Oregon Territory, written to refute to Robert Greenhow's pro-American works, Memoir, Historical and Political (1840) and History of Oregon and California (1842). The British first edition, also published in 1846, contains an identical text, although it was issued with a slightly different title and in a larger format, and contains two maps not included in the American edition. Cowan (I), p. 234; Howes T442; Smith 10372; Soliday 908.
Heading: Place Published: New York
Publisher: D. Appleton & Co.
Date Published: 1846
Condition
Bind rubbed, worn; pages browned, foxing; good.
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Travers Twiss's Oregon Territory 1846

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Jul 19, 2012
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0307: Travers Twiss's Oregon Territory 1846

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Est. $200 - $300Starting Price $100
Fine Americana - Travel & Exploration
Thu, Jul 19, 2012 2:00 PM EDT
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Lot 0307 Details

Description
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Title: The Oregon Territory, Its History and Discovery, Including an Account of the Convention of the Escurial, Also, the Treaties and Negotiations Between the United States and Great Britain....
Author: Twiss, Travers
Description: 264, iv pp. (8vo), original printed front wrapper, later leather-backed boards, spine lettered in gilt. First American Edition.A detailed and masterly argument in support of British claims to the Oregon Territory, written to refute to Robert Greenhow's pro-American works, Memoir, Historical and Political (1840) and History of Oregon and California (1842). The British first edition, also published in 1846, contains an identical text, although it was issued with a slightly different title and in a larger format, and contains two maps not included in the American edition. Cowan (I), p. 234; Howes T442; Smith 10372; Soliday 908.
Heading: Place Published: New York
Publisher: D. Appleton & Co.
Date Published: 1846
Condition
...
Bind rubbed, worn; pages browned, foxing; good.

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