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1 PARKMAN, Francis Half-Century of Conflict. in 2 vols
Little, Brown, and Company, 1892, 
PARKMAN, Francis. A Half-Century of Conflict. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1892. In Two Volumes. Pp. 333; 395. With three maps, two being of Louisburg. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. From the series France and England in North America : A Series of Historical Narratives. Part Sixth. Front hinges starting, spine cloth worn with ends chipped and frayed, corners bumped, cloth rubbed, previous owner's name inked to ffep, else vg. 100.00

Price: 100.00 CDN
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2 PARKMAN, Francis PATTERSON, George Letter from Francis Parkman to the Rev. George Paterson, dated 13 May 1893
J. M. Dent & Sons Limited, London & Toronto, 1893, 
PARKMAN, Francis. A handwritten Letter from Francis Parkman to the Rev. George Patterson, dated 13 May 1893. One 7 by 9 inch sheet folded in half vertically making two pages. Contents : "Jamaica Plain, Mass. / 13 May '93 / Rev. George Patterson, Dear Sir, Thank you cordially for the valuable paper on Sir Wm. Alexander which you have kindly sent me, and which I shall study with care. Nothing is more difficult than to get the exact truth about the La Tours. Mr. Henry Kirke, in his First English Conquest of Canada, (1871) confirms the French stories of Ckaude La Tours' capture on his way from France, by stating that "M. de la Tour", was along with Roquemont and other ["persons" scratched out] Frenchmen of distinction, was carried prisoner to England by Gervase Kirke after the capture of Roquemont's squadron in 1627. Respectfully and truly yours F. Parkman." Francis Parkman, Jr. (September 16, 1823 – November 8, 1893) was an American historian, best known as authorof The Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-Mountain Life and his m onumental seven-volume France and England in North America. These works arestill valued as historical sources and as literature. Parkman was a truste e of the Boston Athenĉum from 1858 until his death in 1893. The Rev. GeorgePatterson was journalist, Presbyterian minister, author, and antiquarian; b. 30 April 1824 in Pictou, N.S., d. 26 Oct. 1897 in New Glasgow, N. S., and his best known work is his History of the county of Pictou, Nova Scotia (Montreal, 1877). Removed from a copy of Vol. VI of "The Works of Francis Parkman", still attached to the endpaper, creased, else very good. 400.00

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3 PARKMAN, Francis WOLFE, James. MONTCALM Montcalm and Wolfe. Two Volumes in cloth dustjackets.
Little, Brown and Company, 1899, 1899 
PARKMAN, Francis. Montcalm and Wolfe. Boston : Little, Brown and Company, 1899. Illustrated Holiday Edition. In Two Volumes. Pp. 529; 562. Portrait frontispieces, numerous engravings with captioned tissue guards. 8vo, pressed blue cloth with elaborate gilt decoration & lettering to front and spine, t.e.g., blue cloth dj with gilt decoration to spine.

Front hinge of Vol. I starting, else very good with slight fraying to spine ends of cloth dustjackets. NOTE: Some extra shipping will be needed. For the set 150.00

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