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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 ... View more info

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Red Fox: Stand Watie and the Confederate Indian Nations During the Civil War Years in Indian Territory

By: Wilfred Knight

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Glendale, CA, The Arthur H. Clark Company: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: JR1018-051

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 1,027 copies. The dust jacket was reprinted shortly after the book had been received from the bindery and a few copies had been distributed. The printer applied blue ink over the red stars on the Cherokee Braves flag on the front cover, and those stars appear black on approximately 200 copies which were shipped out before the error was caught. The reprinted dust jacket has red stars. Two Volumes. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches. 320 pp. Black-and-white f... View more info