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PARKMAN (Francis)

Published by George Morang & Co., Toronto (1900)

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About this Item: George Morang & Co., Toronto, 1900. HARDCOVER. Condition: cover wear otherwise good+. Limited edition. varia pagination octavo red cloth #787 of 1000cc Farnham's Life of is without spine label and worn. Seller Inventory # 75437

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Parkman, Francis

Published by Little, Brown, Boston (1910)

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About this Item: Little, Brown, Boston, 1910. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Later Printing. Portrait. Illus. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Extra postage required for the set. Seller Inventory # 7272

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Francis Parkman's Works Frontenac Edition complete in: PARKMAN (Francis)

PARKMAN (Francis)

Published by George Morang & Co. (1900)

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About this Item: George Morang & Co., 1900. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Very Good. Handsome 17 volume set (Includes extra volume, the Life of Francis Parkman). Frontenac Edition. Limited ed. of 1000. Bound in handsome polished red calf with printed spine labels. Top edges gilt. Fine bindings. Clean, unmarked pages. Includes: v. 1-2. Pioneers of France in the New world. --v. 3-4. The Jesuits in North America in the seventeenth century. --v. 5. La Salle and the discovery of the great West. --v. 6-7. The old rgime in Canada. --v. 8. Count Frontenac and New France under Louis XIV. --v. 9-10. A half-century of conflict. --v. 11-13. Montcalm and Wolfe. --v. 14-15. The conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian war after the conquest of Canada. --v. 16. The Oregon Trail: sketches of prairie and Rocky-mountain life. + The life of Francis Parkman, also by Morang. Vols. 1-13 have subtitle: France and England in North America, pt. 1-7. This is an oversized or heavy book, which requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. Seller Inventory # 1712070057

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Francis Parkman's Works, Frontenac Edition; with A: PARKMAN, Francis; FARNHAM,

PARKMAN, Francis; FARNHAM, Charles Haight

Published by Little, Brown and Company 1899, 1901, Boston (1899)

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About this Item: Little, Brown and Company 1899, 1901, Boston, 1899. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. An 1899 set offering the works of noted American historian Francis Parkman in sixteen volumes. Included is a 17th volume which is a biography of Mr. Parkman by Charles Haight Farnham (dated 1901). All are in the Frontenac Edition. Francis Parkman, Jr. (1823-1893) was a Bostonian and who is perhaps best known for his "The Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-Mountain Life" (volume XVI in this set). The bulk of this collection is comprised of his monumental "France and England in North America". --- The set includes the following:Volumes I & II: Pioneers of France in the New World (France and England in North America, Part First); Vols. III & IV: The Jesuits in North America in the Seventeenth Century (France and England in North America Part Second); Vol. V: La Salle and the Discovery of the Great West (France and England in North America Part Third); Vols. VI & VII: The Old Regime in Canada (France and England in North America Part Fourth); Vol. VIII: Count Frontenac and New France under Louis XIV. (France and England in North America Part Fifth); Vols. IX & X: A Half Century of Conflict (France and England in North America Part Sixth); Vols. XI, XII, & XIII: Montcalm and Wolfe (France and England in North America Part Seventh); Vol. XIV & XV: The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada; Vol. XVI: The Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-Mountain Life. --- Volumes in matching bindings: full dark blue cloth-covered boards with top edges gilt. Deckled fore- and lower-edges of volumes. Each volume with double tissue-protected, captioned frontis illustration; as well as 6 to 12 b&w plates bearing illustrations or maps in each volume. Titling on paper spine labels (with spare label bound into most volumes). Pagination varies, most volumes are c.200-300 pages in length. --- The books are in excellent condition, though at least one has a mildly loosened hinge and another with a water ring to cover. Interiors with a little light penciling in the first few volumes but not in the majority of them.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Seller Inventory # 79517

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Parkman, Francis

Published by Little Brown (1899)

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About this Item: Little Brown, 1899. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Frontenac Edition. Blue cloth covers. Top page edges gilt, side and bottom edges untrimmed. Extra labels inserted inside rear end paper. Vol. I and Vol. II: PIONEERS OF FRANCE IN THE NEW WORLD (France and England in North America, Part First 181pp and Part Second 311pp) Vol. III and Vol. IV: THE JESUITS IN NORTH AMERICA IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY (France and England in North America Part Second, Vol. one 280pp Vol. Two 309pp) Vol. V: LA SALLE AND THE DISCOVERY OF THE GREAT WEST (France and England in North America Part Third) 522pp. Vol. VI and Vol. VII: THE OLD REGIME IN CANADA (France and England in North America Part Fourth, Vol. One 267pp ,Vol. Two 297pp). Vol. VIII: COUNT FRONTENAC AND NEW FRANCE UNDER LOUIS XIV. (France and England in North America Part Fifth). 523pp. Vol. IX and Vol. X: A HALF CENTURY OF CONFLICT (France and England in North America Part Sixth. Vol. One 368pp, ,Vol. Two 416pp) Vol. XI, Vol. XII, Vol. XIII: MONTCALM AND WOLFE (France and England in North America Part Seventh Vol. One 329pp, Vol. Two 372pp, Vol. Three 394.) Vol. XIV and Vol. XV: THE CONSPIRACY OF PONTIAC and THE INDIAN WAR after the CONQUEST OF CANADA. Vol. One 381pp Vol. Two 484pp. Vol. XVI: THE OREGON TRAIL Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-Mountain Life 478pp. Each volume has a frontice protected by a sheet of onion-skin. In some instances there is minor color wear about the edges. One volume has minor bleached-like spots on the rear cover. (loc G107). Seller Inventory # 26263

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Francis Parkman's Works - The Frontenac Edition,: Parkman, Francis

Parkman, Francis

Published by George W. Morang & Co., Toronto (1899)

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About this Item: George W. Morang & Co., Toronto, 1899. Half-Leather. Condition: Near Fine. A Fine Association set. "The Frontenac Edition"; complete in 16 Volumes, including The Oregon Trail. Half-bound in leather, marbled endpapers, uncut pages, with the book plate of a descendant of Prime Minister Tupper on each volume, and the signed gift inscription in pencil of a second descendant on the first blank. A beautiful, Near Fine set. The book plate - which has been affixed in some volumes upside-down on the rear e.p - is that of Reginald Hibbert Tupper (1893-1972). He was the son of Sir Charles Hibbert Tupper (1855-1927), who in turn was the second son of Charles Tupper (1821-1915), one of the Canadian Fathers of Confederation and the sixth Prime Minister of the Country. The subjects include: Pioneers of France and the New World; The Jesuits in North America; LaSalle and the Discovery of the Great West; The Old Regime in Canada; Count Frontenac and New France under Louis XIV; A Half-Century of Conflict; Montcalm and Wolfe; The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada'; and The Oregon Trail. Whale (#1144 in Hudson's Bay to Haro Strait) describes these works as "Parkman's wonderful histories". Larned devotes a full column to the set in 'The Literature of American History: A Bibliographical Guide' (#3672), noting, in part: "The New Library Edition is the latest and best." "No man ever came to his calling more perfectly equipped. He knew the Indian at first hand, he had made a personal study of his ground, his literary acquaintance included the best men on his subject, his means were sufficient to enable him to pay for research and command rarities in print and manuscript, his judgement was rarely at fault, difficult as were many of the cases he passed upon in the course of his studies." And again: "No one who has not prosecuted some original research on the same line can have an idea of the extreme care with which he worked, or of the almost petty detail which he was at pains to master, not to use necessarily, but simply to inform himself thoroughly of the circumstance or the man." Mary Ellen Snodgrass devotes seven pages to Parkman's histories in her 'Encyclopedia of Frontier Literature' (Oxford University Press, 1997). These volumes were, of course, originally published separately, sometimes being serialized, and had already made their mark in the literature of the history of North America. Indeed, 'The Oregon Trail' has become a standard work of reference for those studying the westward movement of settlers and gold-seekers. This is a very handsome set, with most volumes NF in tight binding, with uncut pages attesting to its minimal use, and desirable even without the connection to the 6th Prime Minister of Canada. Becoming increasingly uncommon as a complete set in such condition. Size: Octavo. Seller Inventory # 004405

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