Author:Wilbur R. Jacobs (1918-1998)

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Francis Parkman, Historian as Hero: The Formative Years

By: Wilbur R. Jacobs (1918-1998)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: JR1018-038

Condition: Collectible: Like New


FIRST EDITION. American Studies Series. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches. 237 pp. Illustrated throughout in black-and-white, bibliographical note, index; text clean, unmarked. Brick red cloth with silver spine stamping, mylar protected dust-jacket. Fine. Francis Parkman, Jr. (1823-1893) was an American historian, best known as author of "The Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prairie," "Rocky-Mountain Life," and "France and England in North America." These works are still valued as historical sources and as literature. Jacobs' biography assesses the influence of Parkman's development and personality on Pa... View more info