A near fine set in an attractive binding, light scattered pencil marks, light toning to pages, last leaf of advertisements supplied from a different copy with less toning nad repaired at the upper corner. 1st Edition. Modern quarter green speckled calf over marbled boards, gilt ruled raised bands, blind spine decorations red leather spine labels. 12mo.19.5×12 cm. A primary source of information about the fur trade in the Pacific Pacific northwest. Ross worked for the North West company and later the Hudson’s Bay Company. Howes R449. weight: 2.1 lb. Smith, Elder and Co. London. 1855. xv, 333, [1 ad] : viii, 262  pp. + 16 pp. ads. View frontis in volume 1, portrait frontis in volume, folding map tipped in to front of volume 1.