The Oregon Trail, by Francis Parkman, Illustrated by Maynard Dixon, Limited Editions Club

The Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-Mountain Life (also published as The California & Oregon Trail) is one of my favorite works of history. Combining adventure, readability and history into a true work of literature, this book pulls the reader into it’s setting like few works of history ever accomplish. The book is Francis Parkman’s account of his two month tour through the American … Continue reading The Oregon Trail, by Francis Parkman, Illustrated by Maynard Dixon, Limited Editions Club