A Sword of the Old Frontier: A Tale of Fort Chartres and Detroit, Being a plain account of sundry adventures befalling Chevalier Raoul de Coubert, one time Captain in the Hussars of Languedoc, during the year 1763.
by Parrish, Randall
New York: A. L. Burton & Company, 1905 Early reprint. Publisher's decorative mustard yellow cloth with an illustration of three figures framed by a rectangular background stamped in black, orange, and white to front board beneath the title and author lettered in black, ruled in orange, lettered in black to spine, with a black and white frontispiece and six pages of publisher's ads after text. About fine with some light toning to text block edges and a few tiny spots to rear endpapers; lacking dust jacket. This historical fiction novel tells the story of Raoul de Coubert, a former French soldier who is approached by a military leader to come to the country's aid in breaking the pact of peace between France and England. A journalist and author, Parrish began his career working for the Associated Press and related newspapers, later to devote his work to novels, many of which were bestsellers.. Hard Cover. Fine. (Inventory #: RPA001)
19th & 20th Century American and English Literature, Modern First Editions, Signed and Presentation Copies
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