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SUNAdventures of Oregon: A Chronicle of the Fur Trade By Constance Skinner. Published by Reprint Services, 1991. Hardcover.
SUNAmerican Fur Trade of the Far West; 3 Volumes Reprint edition. By HM Chittenden, WR Swagerty. 1902. Library binding.
SUNAnnals of Astoria: The Headquarters Log of the Pacific Fur Company on the Columbia River, 1811-1813 Edited by Robert Jones. Fordham University Press, 1999. Hardcover, 210 pages.
SUNBeaver Men, The: Spearheads of Empire By Mari Sandoz. Published by University of Nebraska Press, 1978. Paperback, 335 pages.
SUNBoston Men on the Northwest Coast: The American Fur Trade, 1788-1844 By Mary Malloy. University of Alaska Press, 1998. Hardcover.
SUNCanadian Fur Trade in the Industrial Age By Arthur Ray. University of Toronto Press, 1990. Paperback.
SUNChardon's Journal at Fort Clark, 1834-1839 By F. Chardon, Edited by A. Abel. Published by University of Nebraska, 1997. Paperback, 458 pages.
SUNCheyenne in Plains Indian Trade Relations, 1795 - 1840 Reprint. By J. Jablow, MW Foster. Published by University of Nebraska, 1994. Paperback, 100 pages.
SUNChiefs and Chief Traders: Indian Relationships at Fort Nez Perces, 1818-1855 By T. Stern. Published by Oregon State University, 1992. Hardcover, 228 pages.
SUNColumbia Journals By D. Thompson and B. Belyea. Published by University of Washington, 1998. Hardcover, 336 pages.
SUNCommon and Contested Ground: A Human and Environmental History of the Northwestern Plains By Theodore Binnema. Published by University of Oklahoma Press, 2001. Paperback, 480 pages.
SUNCultural Politics of Fur By J. Emberley. Published by Cornell University, 1997.
coverEarly Fur Trade on the Northern Plains : Canadian Traders Among the Mandan and Hidatsa Indians, 1738-1818 By David Thompson, et. al. Published by University of Oklahoma Press, 1999. Paperback.
SUNEmpire of the Bay: The Company of Adventurers that Seized a Continent By Peter Newman. Published by Penguin, 2000. Paperback.
SUNEmporium of the North: Fort Chipewyan and the Fur Trade to 1835 By James Parker. Published by Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1988. Paperback.
SUNFirearms, Traps and Tools of the Mountain Men By C. Parcher. Published by University of New Mexico Press, 1977.
SUNFort Union and the Upper Missouri Fur Trade By Barton Barbour. Published by University of Oklahoma, 2001. Hardcover, 320 pages.
SUNFrench Fur Traders & Voyageurs in the American West By L. Hafen. Published by University of Nebraska, 1997. Paperback, 333 pages.
SUNFrontier Profit and Loss: The British Army and the Fur Traders, 1760-1764 By WS Dunn. Contributions in American History No. 180. Published by Greenwood, 1998. Hardcover, 216 pages.
SUNFur Trade and Exploration: Opening the Far Northwest Reprint. By TJ Karamanski. Published by University of Oklahoma Press, 1988. Paperback.
SUNFur Trade Canoe Routes of Canada: Then and Now Reissue. By EW Morse. Published by Singing Shield Productions, 1985. Spiral-bound.
SUNFur Trade in Colonial New York 1686-1776 By T. Norton. Published by University of Wisconsin, 1974. Hardcover, 266 pages.
SUNFur Trade in Ruperts Land By Duguemin. Published by Vanwell, 1992. Hardcover.
SUNFur Trade of the American West, 1807-1840: A Geographical Synthesis Reprint. By D. Wishart. Published by University of Nebraska Press, 1992. Paperback, 237 pages.
SUNFur Trade on the Upper Missouri, 1840-1865 Reprint. By JE Sunder. Published by University of Oklahoma Press, 1993. Paperback, 295 pages.
SUNFur Trade Revisited: Selected Papers of the Sixth North American Fur Trade Conference By J. Brown. Published by Michigan State University, 1994.
Fur Traders, Trappers, and Mountain Men of the Upper Missouri By Le Roy Hafen, et. al. Published by University of Nebraska Press, 1995. Paperback, 336 pages.
SUNHail Columbia: Robert Grey, John Kendrick and the Pacific Fur Trade By J. Scofield. North Pacific Studies No. 19. Published by the Oregon Historical Society, 1993. Paperback, 378 pages.
SUNHistory of the Russian-American Company By P. Tikhmenev. Published by University of Washington, 1978. Hardcover, 522 pages.
SUNIndians in the Fur Trade: Their Roles as Trappers, Hunters and Middlemen in the Lands Southwest of Hudson's Bay, 1660-1870 Reprint. By AJ Ray. Published by University of Toronto Press, 1998. Hardcover, 320 pages.
SUNInland Fur Trade Performed by the Oregon Public Broadcasting Staff, 1987. Published by the Agency for Instructional Technology. VHS format.
SUNJackson Hole, Crossroads of the Western Fur Trade, 1807-1840 By MJ Mattes. Published by Jackson Hole Historical Society, 1994. Paperback.
SUNJohn Jacob Astor and the Fur Trade By Lewis Parker. Published by Powerkids Press, 2003. Library binding.
SUNJohn Sayer's Snake River Journal, 1804-1805 : A Fur Trade Diary from East Central Minnesota Edited by Douglas Birk. Published by Institute for Minnesota Archaeology, 1989. Paperback.
SUNKeepers of the Game: Indian-Animal Relationships and the Fur Trade Reprint. By C. Martin, N. Lurie. Published by University of California, 1985. Paperback.
SUNLife Wild and Perilous: Mountain Men and the Paths to the Pacific Reprint. By Robert Utley. Published by Owl Books, 1998. Paperback, 400 pages.
SUNMany Hands of My Relations: French & Indians on the Lower Missouri By T. Thorne. Published by University of Missouri, 1996. Hardcover, 320 pages.
SUNMany Tender Ties: Women in Fur Trade Society, 1670-1870 1st US Edition. By S. Van Kirk. Published by University of Oklahoma Press, 1983. Paperback.
SUNMessages from the President on the State of the Fur Trade, 1824 - 1832 By T. Russel. Published by Ye Galleon Press, 1984. Hardcover, 130 pages.
SUNMichigan Fur Trade By Ida Johnson. Published by Black Letter Press, 1981. Hardcover.
SUNMontana's Fur Trade Era By FL Graves. Published by American World Geographic, 1994. Paperback, 63 pages.
SUNMountain Men of Frontier Land By C. Sundling. Published by ABDO, 1999. Hardcover.
SUNMy First Years in the Fur Trade : The Journals of 1802-1804 George Nelson By Laura Peers and Theresa Schenk. Published by McGill - Queen's University Press, 2002. Hardcover.
SUNNarrative of Colonel Robert Campbell's Experiences in the Rocky Mountain Fur Trade from 1825 to 1835 Edited by Drew Holloway Published by Ye Galleon Press, 1998. Hardcover.
CoverNew Faces of the Fur Trade: Selected Papers of the 7th North American Fur Trade Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1995 Edited by J. Fiske et al. Published by Michigan State University, 1998. Hardcover, 265 pages.
SUNThe North American Fur Trade, 1804-1821: A Study in the Life-Cycle of a Duopoly By A. Carlos and S. Bruchey. Published by Garland, 1986. Hardcover, 239 pages.
SUNOtter Skins, Boston Ships & China Goods: The Maritime Fur Trade of the Northwest Coast, 1785-1841 By J. Gibson. Published by University of Washington, 1992. Hardcover, 448 pages.
SUNPapers of the St. Louis Fur Trade By W. Swagerty et al. Published by University Publications, 1991. Hardcover.
SUNPartners in Furs: A History of the Fur Trade in Eastern James Bay 1600-1870 By Daniel Francis. Published by McGill-Queen's University Press, 1982. Paperback.
SUNPatterns of Vengeance : Crosscultural Homicide in the North American Fur Trade By John Reid. Published by Ninth Judicial Circuit Historical Society, 1999. Hardcover.
SUNPelts, Plumes and Hides: White Traders Among the Seminole Indians By HA Kersey. Published by University Press of Florida, 1982. Paperback.
SUNA Preliminary Bibliography of the American Fur Trade By Stuart Cuthbertson and John Ewers. Published by Martino Publishing, 2002. Hardcover.
SUNPrimer of the North American Fur Trade By James Crutchfield. Published by Pioneer Press, 1990. Paperback.
SUNProphecy of the Swan: The Upper Peace River Fur Trade of 1794-1823 By D. Burley. Published by University of Washington, 1996. Paperback.
SUNRed River Trails: Ox Cart Routes Between St. Paul and the Selkirk Settlement, 1820-1870 By RR Gilman, DM Stultz, C Gilman. Published by Minnesota Historical Society, 1979. Paperback, 105 pages.
SUNRocky Mountain Fur Trade By James Burger. Published by Powerkids Press, 2002. Hardcover, 24 pages.
SUNRocky Mountain Rendezvous: A History of the Fur Trade Rendezvous, 1825-1840 Reprint. By Fred Gowans. 1989. Paperback.
SUNShadow on the Tetons: David E. Jackson & the Claiming of the American West By J. Jackson. Published by Mountain Press, 1993. Hardcover, 250 pages.
SUNSilver in the Fur Trade (1680-1820) By M. Hamilton. Published by Martha Hamilton, 1997. Paperback, 238 pages.
SUNSoft Gold: The Fur Trade and Cultural Exchange on the Northwest Coast of America 2nd Edition. Edited by B. Holm. North Pacific Studies Series No. 14. Published by Oregon Historical Society, 1990. Paperback, 297 pages.
SUNSouvenirs of the Fur Trade By Mary Malloy. Published by Peabody Museum Press, 2000. Paperback, 188 pages.
SUNStrangers in Blood: Fur Trade Company Families in Indian Country By J. Brown. Published by University of Oklahoma Press, 1996. Paperback, 255 pages.
SUNTaos Trappers: The Fur Trade in the Far Southwest, 1540-1846 Reissue. By DJ Weber. Published by University of Oklahoma Press, 1981. Paperback.
SUNTraders' Tales: British Traders' Narratives of Cultural Encounters in the Columbia Plateau, 1807-1846 By E. Vibert. Published by University of Oklahoma, 1997. Hardcover, 384 pages.
CoverTrading Beyond the Mountains: The British Fur Trade on the Pacific 1793-1843 By RS MacKie. Published by University of Washington, 1997. Paperback, 368 pages.
SUNTreasure of the Land of Darkness: The Fur Trade & Its Significance for Medieval Russia By J. Martin. Published by Cambridge University, 1987. Hardcover, 296 pages.
coverWhere the Wild Animals Is Plentiful : Diary of an Alabama Fur Trader's Daughter, 1912-1914 By Mattie Jordan. Published by University of Alabama Press, 1999. Hardcover, 304 pages.
CoverWhere Two Worlds Meet: The Great Lakes Fur Trade By C. Gilman. Published by Minnesota Historical Society. Paperback, 144 pages.
CoverThe Whiskey Trade of the Northwestern Plains: A Multidisciplinary Study By Margaret Kennedy. Published by Peter Lang, 1997. Hardcover.

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