Four Wagons West. The Story of Seattle. Northwest History, Roberta Frye Watt.

Four Wagons West. The Story of Seattle.

Portland: Metropolitan Press, 1931. First Printing of the First US Edition. A Very Good plus copy in a Very Good unclipped dust jacket with the price of $2.50 present. This copy is warmly inscribed by the authorThis is the true first edition of this title which has been reprinted many times under the Binsford & Mort publishing imprint. This straight- forward and simply told account of the founding and first fifty years of Seattle is based on the original journals of the Denny party who made the overland trip to the Northwest in 1851. Includes first-hand observation of Indian uprisings and wars, Chief Seattle, the White River massacre, the Mercer girls - and even a bit of romance. The author was the granddaughter of one of the original settlers of Seattle and used primary resources to write this book. Item #26670