The George Rogers Clark Adventure in the Illinois and Selected Documents of the American Revolution at the Frontier Posts by Katherine Wagner Seineke, c.1981 (on title and copyright page), first edition inscribed by author on page preceding title, 649 pgs, 6.5x9.5, black/white illustrations, hardbound with dustjacket, Polyanthos, LA. Discusses the American war for independence on the western frontier [Mississippi valley] bringing together documents from American, British, French and Spanish archives that date from 1757-1784. Relates the story of the campaign led by Clark against the British as he moved down the Ohio River. Documents reprinted here range from depositions to personal correspondence to lists of provisions requested or provided. 20 black/white plates depict Indian artifacts, maps, actual documents, etc. Bibliography, index. This copy inscribed, signed and dated by the author on blank page preceding title page. Scarce reference for American history buffs.
Condition: Very Good- with some brown spotting to front lower edge of white cloth binding, light top fore-edge soil and slight fraying to lower front corner. Binding is tight and contents are unmarked except for author’s inscription. The dustjacket is in only Good condition with small chunks missing at edges, light soil and yellowing. Due to the weight and size of this volume it will be shipped via media mail