Indianapolis; Kansas City: Bowen-Merrill Company, 1897. 1186pp., with numerous in-text illustrations. Quarto. Two volumes. Original red publisher's cloth, boards gilt stamped, spine gilt. Corners bumped, edges worn, hinges starting, spine extremities somewhat frayed. Small bookplates on front and rear pastedowns. Minor dust soiling to edges of text block. Good plus. Biography of the life and military exploits of George Rogers Clark, remembered principally for his capture of Kaskaskia and Vincennes during the Revolutionary War in 1778 and 1779 respectively. English wholeheartedly endorses the opinion that the British cession of the Northwest Territory to the United States in the Treaty of Paris was the result of Clark's military operations there. With voluminous detail about Clark, his famous campaigns, his life and decline after the Revolution, and his family, associates, and fellow soldiers. HOWES E157. (Inventory #: WRCAM51844)
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