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  • Altsheler, Joseph A. (1862-1919),
    THE RULERS OF THE LAKES: A Story of George and Champlain.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: D. Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc., (ca 1950) dj. Hardcover - Originally published in 1917, this is the third title in the French and Indian War series. Recounts the adventures of Robert Lennox and his friend Tayoga, an Onondaga Indian. A carefully researched historical novel by this former journalist who became a prolific writer of books for older boys. Despite being kept in print for many years, and frequently reprinted, this remains quite difficult to find in any early ediiton - and especially so in this condition. 333 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in tan cloth with red lettering in a fair only dust jacket (a straight and tight binding, clean cloth covers, sharp corners; the rather fragile illustrated dustjacket is price-clipped but with a new publisher's price stamped on corner, has a loss of about an inch at the top of the spine, a tear at the side of the bottom of the spine and other minor edgewear, but it is quite uncommon to find any copies in a dust jacket,. Now protected by an archival cover.)

    Book ID: 38299
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  • Altsheler, Joseph A. (1862-1919),
    THE SUN OF QUEBEC: A Story of a Great Crisis.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: D. Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc., (ca 1950) dj. Hardcover - Originally published in 1919, this is the sixth and final title in the French and Indian War series. Recounts the adventures of Robert Lennox and his friend Tayoga, an Onondaga Indian, and of Willett the hunter. 'Besides being an exciting story, this tale gives some interesting historical descriptions of Albany in 1759, life on a slave trader, a battle at sea between a sloop and a pirate ship and much woods lore.' A carefully researched historical novel by this former journalist who became a prolific writer of books for older boys. Despite being kept in print for many years, and frequently reprinted, this remains quite difficult to find in…

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    New York: D. Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc., (ca 1950) dj. Hardcover - Originally published in 1919, this is the sixth and final title in the French and Indian War series. Recounts the adventures of Robert Lennox and his friend Tayoga, an Onondaga Indian, and of Willett the hunter. 'Besides being an exciting story, this tale gives some interesting historical descriptions of Albany in 1759, life on a slave trader, a battle at sea between a sloop and a pirate ship and much woods lore.' A carefully researched historical novel by this former journalist who became a prolific writer of books for older boys. Despite being kept in print for many years, and frequently reprinted, this remains quite difficult to find in any early ediiton - and especially so in this condition. 334 pp.

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    Condition: Near fine in tan cloth with red lettering in a good only dust jacket (a straight and tight binding, clean cloth covers, sharp corners; the rather fragile illustrated dustjacket is price-clipped but with a new publisher's price stamped on corner, has a loss of 1/4 inch at the top of the spine and bottom of the spine and other minor edgewear, but it is quite uncommon to find any copies in a dust jacket,. Now protected by an archival cover.)

    Book ID: 38300
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  • WILLIAM KNOX: The Life and Thought of an Eighteenth Century Imperialist by Bellot, Leland J.
    Bellot, Leland J.
    WILLIAM KNOX: The Life and Thought of an Eighteenth Century Imperialist

    Edition: First printing.

    Austin: University of Texas Press, 1977. dj. Hardcover first edition - The first full-scale biography of the man who was provost marshall of Georgia from 1757 to 1762 and Undersecretary of State in the American Dept of the British government from 1770 to 1782. Notes, bibliography and index. 264 pp. ISBN: 0-292-790074.

    Condition: Very good in a good dust jacket (Slight water damage to upper edge of text block, tear and associated creasing on front cover of dj.)

    Book ID: 8638
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  • Pidgin, Charles Felton.
    LITTLE BURR: The Warwick of America: A Tale of The Old Revolutionary Days.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: The Robinson Luce Company, 1905. Hardcover first edition - Although this is Pidgin's 3rd novel about Aaron Burr, who would - but for his duel with Alexander Hamilton - be considered a great patriot, this is the first chronologically, and it appears to be the hardest to find. Includes an author's preface, biographical information on Senator Jere Clemens who had written an earlier novel also based on Burr's life, and reproduces the preface to that 1859 work, 'The Rivals.' Illustrated with a frontispiece and 11 glossy inserted plates by Isaac Brewster Hazleton. xxiii, 396 pp.

    Condition: Very good+ in light mustard colored cloth covers with red and blue lettering and decorations. A tight, clean, straight and quite attractive copy of this novel, colors bright, corners sharp, front hinge cracked approx 1/2 inch at bottom.

    Book ID: 32621
    View cart More details Price: $35.00