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Northwest Passage - Kenneth Roberts

Collins, 1940, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Good - in Good DJ. Unlaminated DJ a little edgeworn and faded with nicks and slight loss at the head of the spine. Heavily bruised at the head, tail and corners of the boards. Hinge starting at the title page. Pages lightly age-tanned.

Later printing [1938]. From the cover: “It is an epic of pioneer days in America in the eighteenth century when the French were using the Indians to help them gain control of North America, with the English still an unknown quantity on the margin of America’s early history. It is a tale of superhuman endurance and achievement, and its course leads us from the swamps and turbulent rivers of unexplored America to London in the eighteenth century the London of Hogarth and Garrick and Dr. Johnson. It is a tremendous canvas and every corner of it is rich and alive.”

Size: 8" x 5¼". Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 709 pages.

This one has already found a new owner.