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Works of Francis Parkman, 10 vol set by Francis Parkman - first - 1891 - from Kabi Rare Books and Biblio.com

Works of Francis Parkman, 10 vol set: Half Century of Conflict 2 vols, The Old Regime in Canada, Montcalm and Wolfe 2 vols, Frontenac and New France under Louis XIV, Conspiracy of Pontiac 2 vols, La Salle and the Discovery of the Great West, Pioneers of France in the New World

by Francis Parkman

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10 vols, black morocco leather bound, yellow and blue marbled paper covers and endpapers, beautiful set by Francis Parkman. Multiple fold out maps in fine condition. Includes: Half Century of Conflict 2 vols, The Old Regime in Canada, Montcalm and Wolfe 2 vols, Frontenac and New France under Louis XIV, Conspiracy of Pontiac 2 vols, La Salle and the Discovery of the Great West, Pioneers of France in the New World. near fine condition overall with light chipping to spine edges and raised bands a few lightly worn hinges. 1 cracked hinge but not detached. Clean and unmarked pages and tight binding.
  • Bookseller: Kabi Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 408
  • Title: Works of Francis Parkman, 10 vol set
  • Author: Francis Parkman
  • Format/binding: Leather
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: first
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company/ University Press
  • Place: Boston
  • Date published: 1891
  • Bookseller catalogs: History;


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