Gilt lettered red cloth.Tope edge gilt. Edition limited to 850 copies. This copy unnumbered, out of series. Pages uncut. A near fine copy. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Journal of Major John Norton 1816
Publisher: Champlain Society
Publication Date: 1970
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: Limited Edition.
Book Description The Champlain Society, Toronto, 1970. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. red publisher's cloth; lettering and crest in gilt on spine; Number 596 of the Limited Edition of 900 copies including 50 reserved for Society editorial purposes; frontispiece in full colour of Major Norton; cxxiv, 391 pp, xix; t.e.g; the three maps are present and in excellent condition; some pages unopened; Norton, a Scot [ca 1760-ca 1826] joined the British Army, was posted to Canada, was adopted as a Mohawk and became a military leader of Iroquois warriors in the War of 1812 on behalf of British North America (Canada) against the United States; the book includes a voyage down the Ohio River, a visit to Cherokee country in Kentucky and Tenessee and a section on the War of 1812-1814; spine slightly sunned otherwise fine. Size: Octavo. Bookseller Inventory # 301877