Acadia : Missing Links of a Lost Chapter in American History. First Edition. 2 volume set

By: RICHARD, Edouard

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RICHARD, Edouard. Acadia : Missing Links of a Lost Chapter in American History. By an Acadian. New York : Home Book Company, (1895). First Edition. Intwo volumes. Pp. (6),[1]-392,(6), portrait frontispiece.; (4),[1]-384,(2), map frontispiece. 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt titles to front and spine. É douard-Émery Richard (b. March 14, 1844 , Princeville, Québec– d. March 27,1904, Willow Bunch, Saskatchewan) was a Canadian historian and politician. A chronological survey of the history of the French presence in Acadia, da ting from the settlement of Port Royal, written by a descendant of the Acadians. Richard's goal in this volume is to clear up some of the misconceptions regarding Acadian history, and to fill in holes in the literature that had been glossed over. "The whole of my childhood was spent in the midst of an Acadian settlement. Then were still alive the sons of those who had beendeported, facts were still fresh in their memories, and each family could reconstruct the series of its misfortunes from the time it left Grand Pré, Beaubassin or Port Royal till its final settlement in Canada. (I still haveby me an aged uncle - Raphael Richard - who remembers very distinctly havi ng heard his grandfather relate the incidents of theh deportation, of whichhe had been himself a victim at the age of eleven." - from the introductio n. Some faint soiling to boards, a couple of horizontal blisters to the rear board of the first volume, some wear to spine ends and extremities, previous owner's name inked across the text of both title pages, else very good.For the set. NOTE: Some extra shipping will be required for this heavy set . 250.00

Title: Acadia : Missing Links of a Lost Chapter in American History. First Edition. 2 volume set

Author Name: RICHARD, Edouard

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Home Book Company, New York, 1895,:

Seller ID: 73537

Keywords: NOVA SCOTIA CANADA CANADIAN HISTORY ACADIAN HISTORY ACADIANS ACADIENNE FRENCH ACADIE,