384 pp. 8vo. Part of the American Lakes series, recounting the history of Lake Ontario from before the arrival of the French through the time of publication. Three sections focus on: the transition from Native American times to the dominance of European settlers; the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and subsequent reconstruction (including a chapter on the Erie Canal); a circumnavigational tour of the lake, with details on port cities and related industries (Oswego, Rochester, Canadian shores). Illustrated with black & white photographs and historical illustrations. Maps on endpapers, woodcut illustration in green ink on series and title pages.
Keywords: AMERICAN HISTORY NEW YORK LAKE ONTARIO GREAT LAKES AMERICANA First edition. Lacks jacket. Front hinge starting. The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1945. First Edition. Good/No Jacket. (Inventory #: 2169360)
Literature, American & Military History, General Antiquarian
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