Ranald MacDonald; The Narrative of His Early Life on the Columbia under the Hudson's Bay Company's Regime; of His Experiences in the Pacific Whale Fishery; and of His Great Adventure to Japan; with a Sketch of His Later Life on the Western Frontier 1824-1894. William S. Lewis, Edited Naojiro Murakami, annotated from the original manuscripts.

Ranald MacDonald; The Narrative of His Early Life on the Columbia under the Hudson's Bay Company's Regime; of His Experiences in the Pacific Whale Fishery; and of His Great Adventure to Japan; with a Sketch of His Later Life on the Western Frontier 1824-1894

Spokane: The Eastern Washington State Historical Society, printed by the Inland-American Printing Company, 1923. Limited edition, Np. 551 0f 1000 copies. Hardcover. Octavo; pp; 333, (iii), index, list of subscribers; illustrated with a frontispiece portrait and fifteen additional photographs and three maps including one in color; burgundy cloth, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt;. Spine head chipped and cloth separating from the board edge at right,; the book block is tight and all plates and maps are present; overall a good copy;. Item #18531

This copy is inscribed by the editor on the front free endpaper to John G. Carter and dated at Washington D.C., January 14, 1928. John Galen Carter, the son of Senator Thomas Henry Carter and Ellen L. Galen Carter, was born in Washington. He was educated in Helena and Georgetown Prep School. He received his BA from Georgetown University in 1914 and his MA in 1915. He graduated from Georgetown Law School in 1918. In 1921, he joined the A. R. Serven law firm, and worked with cases mainly involving the government and specialized in Indian Affairs. He was a member of the American Anthropological Society. His papers are at Montana State University.

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