Item #3396 Barthelemi Tardiveau: A French Trader in the West. Howard C. Rice.

Barthelemi Tardiveau: A French Trader in the West

Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1938. First Edition. 90pp. Quarto [27 cm] 1/2 brown cloth over blue boards. Title in white on front board and on a label on the backstrip. Volume is fine. Age toning to publisher's glassine jacket. Historical Documents Institut Francais de Washington Cahier XI (11). Complete with fold-out map. Item #3396

Biographical sketch, including letters from B. Tardiveau to St. John de Crevecoeur (1788-1789). "In the pages that follow I have, as far as possible, allowed Tardiveau's own letters to relate his story. The setting in which I have placed them is intended only to round out and emphasize this self-portrait." - p. xi.

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