EMPIRE OF FUR: TRADING IN THE LAKE SUPERIOR REGION. New York: Aladdin Books, 1953. Octavo, illustrated by Aldren A. Watson, cloth. First edition. A YA historical novel about a perilous journey by canoe from Lake Superior northwest to Rainy Lake in 1823 as a young member of John Jacob Astor's American Fur Company. Part of The American Heritage Series. Wilson 582. A fine copy in good dust jacket with wear and shallow chipping along top and bottom edges and clipped price. (#164167).
First edition so stated on copyright page.