The History of Rogers Rangers Volume I The Beginnings Jan 1755-April 6, 1758
by Loescher, Burt Garfield
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! (Inventory #: TB28434)
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