EMPIRE OF FUR: TRADING IN THE LAKE SUPERIOR REGION. New York: Aladdin Books, 1953. Octavo, illustrated by Aldren A. Watson, cloth. First edition. A young adult 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 very good dust jacket priced $1.75 on the front flap with light wear at edges and 35 mm closed tear with associated crease at top edge of front panel. (#164377).
First edition so stated on copyright page.