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The Habitant: And Other French-Canadian Poems

by Drummond, William Henry, M.D. (Introduction by Louis Frechette)

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1924. Not First Edition; Later Printing. Hardcover. Text in English, Frechette's introduction in French. Book is attractive in blue cloth with bright gilt titles and decorations. Dust jacket is somewhat yellowed and soiled with minor chipping at the extremities and a 1/2 by 1-inch chip at the lower corner of the front panel. List of titles on dust jacket flap indicates that this copy was published in 1924, despite date of 1897 on copyright page and no additional printing listed. Uncommon in dust jacket. .
  • Bookseller: Leather Stalking Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 10085
  • Title: The Habitant: And Other French-Canadian Poems
  • Author: Drummond, William Henry, M.D. (Introduction by Louis Frechette)
  • Illustrator: Frederick Simpson Coburn
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
  • Edition: Not First Edition; Later Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1924
  • Keywords: Poetry, Canada, French-Canadian, Fur Trade
  • Bookseller catalogs: Poetry;

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