A Raft Pilot's Log: A History of the Great Rafting Industry on the Upper Mississippi, 1840-1905

Cleveland, (OH): Arthur H. Clark Co., 1930. First edition, 1/1254 copies. 8vo. 328 pp. Illustrated from photographs, plates, portraits (of men and steamboats), folding map. Clark & Brunet 22: "Rise and development of the logging industry. Blair was a partner in rafting for fourteen years with ex-governor Van Sant of Minnesota … classic of river life." Bookplate on front pastedown, adhesion related small hole in front endpaper, else very good. Original navy cloth, gilt spine title. (#8142). Item #61214

Price: $75.00

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