Montcalm and Wolfe
Two volumes from Francis Parkman's history of France and England in North America
Fourteenth edition. Hardback in two volumes (complete). Bound in the original green cloth with gilt titling to spine. 21.5 × 14cm, xvi + 514pp, 502pp.
These two books are from the library of American artist George Frederick Morse (1834–1925), with his signature to the title pages of each.
These two volumes form part of Parkman's multi-volume set on France and Englnd in North America but can be read as a stand alone set by themselves. The books cover the years 1745 to 1763, and later consequences to 1884 and describes the tells the story of the French and Indian War. The title refers to Louis-Joseph de Montcalm and James Wolfe, the commanding generals of the French and English forces. Illustrated with maps and portraits.
Both volumes are in very good condition for age, with a little light rubbing to the green cloth, and a small white mark to the base of the spine of volume 2. The pages are clean and the bindings are secure. There is a small closed tear to the bottom of the first title page of volume one.