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Champlain: The Life of Fortitude.

Author: Bishop, Morris.
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Price: $15.00
Publisher: Alfred A Knopf
Publisher Location: NY
Book Condition: VG+
Dust Jacket Condition: VG-
Binding: Hardcover
Edition: First Edition
Pub Date: 1948
1st ed [stated], printed at the Kingsport Press. 8vo, green cloth, illustrations, maps, fold-out map, index. VERY GOOD+ book / VEREY GOOD- jacket: jacket is edgeworn with small chips and tears. A nice copy of this biography of Champlain, "the guide, the hope, and the mentor of a plan of empire that was swallowed up in Indian wars, court intrigue, famine, disease, and trade agreements…this is biography at its best." [from the jacket]