A History of Arms and Trade Goods
Based on the Private Collection of Milton von Damm
This book of over 460 illustrations of a private collection of Fur Trade Arms and Trade Goods that has been gradually accumulated over the past 30 years. It is accompanied by selected fur trade history to give context tot the collection. The brief historical stories provide some insight into the importance of the fur trade, it’s early relevance to the development of North America and its impact on the life styles of Native Americans and western wildlife. Some examples of fine western art provide visual insight into trading, travel and transportation.