Boston, 1845. 32pp. Folding frontispiece map. Original blue printed wrappers. Spine mostly obliterated; light foxing to wrappers. Minor scattered foxing internally. Very good. In a blue half morocco slipcase. "Authoritative review of British and American claims written by one who as a youth had made several trading voyages to the Northwest coast" - Howes. "Interesting work, giving considerable geographical history of the disputed territory" - Cowan. The map shows the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Coast. This important American view, issued as the controversy with Britain over the Oregon Country was reaching a head, proposes the compromise of the forty-ninth latitude. HOWES S1113. SABIN 93268. COWAN, p.224. (Inventory #: WRCAM16244)
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