Books on The French and Indian War
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  • Click on Image to expandBird, Harrison:  Battle for a Continent.  New York: Oxford University Press, 1965. First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in light green cloth covered boards with black and gilt text on the spine and map end sheets. An octavo measuring 8 1/4" by 5 1/4" In a very good-, price clipped dust jacket with a 1/3" deep chip at the lower fore corner of the spine area, small shallow chips at the upper edge of the spine area and a long closed tear to the rear panel which has been taped on the outside. 347 pages including an index, chronology and text. Illustrated with 8 pages of half-tones and maps.
    TB27996  $30.00

  • Click on Image to expandBird, Harrison:  Navies in the Mountains The Battles on the Waters of Lake Champlaine and Lake George 1609-1814.  New York: Oxford University Press, 1962. First Editiion. Near fine in decorated heavy white cloth covered boards with a gilt on red title block on the spine and with map end sheets. An octavo measuring 8 1/4" by 5 1/2" with a note of the purchase date on the verso of the first free end page and a prior owner's name at the top edge of the fly title page. In a very good, price clipped dust jacket with a 1/3" by 1/3" deep chip at the upper edge of the spine area. 361 pages containing index, bibliography, text, maps and photographic reproductions of period art.
    TB30053  $30.00

  • Click on Image to expandCuneo, John R.:  Robert Rogers of the Rangers.  New York: Richardson & Steirman, 1987. Reprint of 1987. Fine in blue and red cloth covered boards with white text on the spine. The cloth at the lower edge of the spine is very faintly faded In a fine unclipped dust jacket. The biography of Robert Rogers, "founder and leader of The Rangers...the most famous of the 18th century forerunners of the Commandos of the 20th century...his exploits around Ticonderoga and Crown Point won him fame on two continents." 308 pages including an index with a list of sources and notes.
    TB18592  $60.00

  • Click on Image to expandFernow, Berthold:  The Ohio Valley In Colonial Days.  Albany, New York: Joel Munsell's Sons, 1890. First Edition, First printing. Good in the publisher's original, printed, pink paper covered boards which are well faded around the outside edges and worn on the spine. Without a dust jacket as issued. 299 pages including an index. This volume is unread as all of the pages are uncut and un-opened. This is volume number 17 in Munsell's Historical Series. The author examines the historical struggle between the French, the English and the Native Americans to control the Ohio River Valley from its discovery in 1539 to the close of the French and Indian War. Mention is made of Simon Kenton and many other early settlers of the area. Considered by Wright Howes to be a "mildly scarce" title. (Howes F-92)
    TB20698  $125.00

  • Click on Image to expandFrench, Mary M. Billings:  A New England pioneer The Captivity of Mrs. Johnson The Story of Her Life.....  Woodstock, Vermont: The Elm Tree Press, 1963. Reprint Edition. Fine in 1/4 blue cloth and light blue paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and with gilt text inside of a gilt border stamped on the front board. In the publisher's original glassine jacket which is in very good- shape with a number of tears and small chips particularly on the spine area. The full title reads: "A New England pioneer The Captivity of Mrs. Johnson The Story of Her Life with an Account of her Capture and Experiences during four years with the French and Indians, 1754-1758; in part as written by her and in part as condensed by Mary M. Billings French." Illustrated with a frontispiece map and by eight photographs by Clara E. Sipprell. 44 pages in facsimile of the first edition published in 1926.
    TB21135  $85.00

  • Click on Image to expandGauch, Patricia Lee:  The Impossible Major Rogers.  New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1977). Second Printing. Fine in blue cloth covered boards with silver colored text on the spine and blind text embossed on the front board. An octavo measuring 9 by 6 1/2 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 61 pages of text followed by a page of a note from the author. Illustrated throughout with drawings by Robert Andrew Parker.
    TB28702  $12.00

  • Click on Image to expandLoescher, Burt Garfield:  Genesis Rogers Rangers The First Green Berets The Corps & the Revivals, April 6, 1758 to Dec. 24, 1783.  San Mateo, Calif.: Self-Published, 1969. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in medium green cloth covered boards with black text stamping on the spine and on the front board. There is a minor bump to the upper fore edge of the front board. Without a dust jacket as issued. An octavo measuring 8 1/2" tall by 5 1/2" deep overall containing 311 pages including an index, bibliography, extensive chapter notes, text and illustrated with a map and several sketches. A limited first edition signed by the author on the dedication page and this copy is identified as copy number 533 of only 750 copies printed. Also of special note, line 18 on page 58 has been corrected in the author's own hand. The book is also signed and inscribed the author to a "Roger Rangerist Friend" on the front end page. An exhaustive treatise on Major Robert Roger's band of men given the name Roger's Rangers from their founding in 1758, shortly after the Battle on Snowshoes during the French and Indian War, to their disbandment in December of 1783, at the close of the American Revolution.
    TB19589  $300.00

  • Click on Image to expandLoescher, Burt Garfield:  The History of Rogers Rangers Volume I The Beginnings Jan 1755-April 6, 1758.  San Francisco: Self-published, 1946. Signed limited first edition. Fine in green cloth covered boards with a paper label on the spine. A 16mo measuring 7"by 4 5/8" containing 438 pages including chapter notes, a bibliography, text and illustrated with a fold-out map, several full page maps, reproductions of several works of art and three color plates of typical uniforms created by the author's wife. Signed by the author on the second free end page and this volume is numbered copy 1035 of only 1,500 copies printed. This volume uncovers the "first part of the history of one of the most remarkable corps of men that ever gathered under a similarly remarkable leader; and also to establish facts on the important part they played in the most vital period of American, Canadian, British and French history in North America." (Author's introduction) The fold-out map at the rear of the book is drawn by the author and shows that tract of land between Crown Point on Lake Champlain to the north and Fort Edward on the west bank of the Hudson to the south. Quite uncommon!
    TB28434  $275.00

  • Click on Image to expandMacLeod, D. Peter:  Northern Armageddon The Battle of the Plains of Abraham and the Making of the American Revolution.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2016. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and black paper covered boards with tan text on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4 by 6 1/4 inches with printed end sheets. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 400 pages followed by two pages of illustration credits. Illustrated with maps and reproductions of earlier works of art throughout the text.
    TB28623  $35.00

  • Click on Image to expandO'Meara, Walter:  Guns at the Forks.  Englewood: Prentice-Hall Inc, 1965. First Edition. Fine in 1/4 black and green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. An octavo measuring 9" by 6". In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with light wear and rubbing to the ends of the spine area. The first volume in The American Forts Series. The story of Fort Duquesne and Fort Pitt. 273 pages including an index, bibliography and text. Illustrated with line drawings and a section of black and white photographs.
    TB30752  $30.00

  • Click on Image to expandPew, William A.:  Colonel Ephraim Williams An Appreciation.  Williamstown, Mass.: Williams College, 1919. First Edition, First printing. Very good in blue-gray paper covered boards with a paper label on the front board. The head and heel of the spine are worn through the paper covering as are the tips of the boards. The front hinge is starting and there is a 1" water stain on the paper label on the front board. Without a dust jacket, presumably as issued. 29 pages of text with a forward by General Leonard Wood. The author undertakes an examination of the facts surrounding death of Colonel Ephraim Williams at the battle called "The Bloody Morning Scout" near Fort William Henry in 1755 at the southern end of Lake George in what is now New York.
    TB21077  $20.00

  • Click on Image to expandRogers, Robert:  Ponteach Or The Savages Of America A Tragedy.  Chicago: The Caxton Club, 1914. First Edition, Limited Edition. Very good+ in 1/4 tan linen and blue gray paper covered boards with a printed paper label on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 1/2" by 6 1/4" with light soiling to the cloth on the spine and to the front board with a prior owner's name and date of 1914 on the first free end page. Without a dust jacket and lacking its original slip case. One of only 178 copies printed. 261 pages including an index and text. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Rogers, a map of the Mackinac area, a view of the Straits of Mackinac and a facsimile of the title page of Ponteach, 1766. With an introduction and a biography of Robert Rogers by Allan Nevins.
    TB26455  $400.00

  • Click on Image to expandRoss, John F.:  War On The Run The Epic Story of Robert Rogers and the Conquest of America's First Frontier.  New York: Bantam Book, (2009). Third Printing. Near fine in 1/4 gray cloth and yellow paper covered boards with copper colored text stamping on the spine. An octavo measuring 9 by 5/7/8 inches with light pencil underlinings and marginal notations. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 548 pages containing an index, bibliography, chapter notes and text. Illustrated throughout with maps.
    TB29092  $20.00

  • Click on Image to expandTodish, Timothy J.:  American's First First World War: The French & Indian War 1754-1763.  Ogden, Utah: Eagle's View Publishing Company, 1988. Paperback reprint. Near fine in heavy colored, printed, paper wraps over an adhesive binding. Without a dust jacket, as issued. An octavo measuring 9 by 6 inches containing 113 pages followed by three pages of ads. Illustrated with many photographs by the author and a hand-drawn, fold-out map.
    TB28708  $25.00

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