Order Nr. 120754 THE WORKS OF FRANCIS PARKMAN. Francis Parkman.


13 volumes.

  • Boston, MA: Little, Brown, and Company, 1910.
  • 8vo.
  • cloth, top edge gilt
  • variously paginated

Price: $200.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 120754

A 13 volume set on the history of the French in North America, but focusing on the North American interior after the French defeat in the Seven Years War (1756-63). Includes: v. 1 Pioneers of France in the New World; v.2 The Jesuits in North America in the Seventeenth Century; v. 3 La Salle and the Discovery of the Great West; v. 4 The Old Regime in Canada; v. 5 Count Frontenac and New France under Louis XIV; v. 6-7 A Half-century of Conflict; v. 8-9 Montcalm and Wolfe; v. 10-11 The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada; v. 12 The Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prarie and Rocky-Mountain Life. Each volume with frontispiece, maps, and index. Introduction to first volume. The thirteenth volume in this set is a biography of Parkman by Charles Haight Farnham. Includes frontispiece, preface, three appendices, including a bibliography of Parkman's writings, and index. Covers and spine ends and edges scuffed. Some volumes rubbed at corners exposing tips of the boards.