1912 The Works of Francis Parkman
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Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, Scarce, With Dustwrapper
Volume I, The Pioneers of France in the New World, illustrated with a frontispiece and folding map.
Volume II, The Jesuits in North America in the Seventeenth Century, illustrated with a frontispiece and folding map.
Volume III, La Salle and the Discovery of the Great West, illustrated with a frontispiece and two folding maps.
Volume IV, The Old Régime in Canada, illustrated with a frontispiece and folding map. Volume V, Count Frontenac and New France under Louis XIV, illustrated with a frontispiece.
Volume VI and VII, A Half Century of Conflict parts I and II, illustrated with a frontispiece to each volume, and with two folding maps.
Volumes VIII and IX, Montcalm and Wolfe, illustrated with a frontispiece to each volume, and with nine folding maps and plates.
Volumes X and XI, The Conspiracy of Pontiac, illustrated with a frontispiece to each volume, and with four folding maps.
Volume XII, The Oregon Trail, illustrated with a frontispiece.
With each volume retaining the original unclipped dust wrapper.
The charming twelve volume 'Pocket Parkman', presenting the major works of American historian Francis Parkman Jr.
Parkman was best known as the author of 'The Oregon Trail', a first person account of a two month summer tour of four American states, which is present in this set.
In the publisher's original limp morocco bindings, with bright unclipped dust wrappers. Externally, fine. Minor losses of paper to dust wrapper back strip heads and tails, with a small closed tear to the tail of 'Le Salle' back strip. Internally, firmly bound. Pages a touch age toned to perimeters, but otherwise exceptionally clean and bright.
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