The book while predictable is an utter delight to read. For example, the main characters in Arundel and Rabble in Arms are from Kennebunkport then called , the main character in Northwest Passage is from and has friends in , and the main character in Oliver Wiswell is from. Meanwhile, the hero of Northwest Passage was Major and his company, , although Rogers fought for the British during the. Read way back in the day. He and his wife Anna translated into English the French writer 's account of his journey through America in the 1790s. First edition stated Uncommon signed first edition. Several months after the chapter was published he began to receive mail from residents and ex-residents who were troubled that he neglected to mention many of the dishes they knew and loved from the Pine Tree State.
Fair wear to dust jacket with tears, chips and creases to the spine, edges and corners. All of our books are in the shop, and are 'real' books. The Lively Lady is a novel about the War of 1812 and tells the story of U. The Lively Lady is a novel about the War of 1812 and tells the story of U. A Chronicle of Arundel, of Privateering, and of the Circular Prison On Dartmoor. From United Kingdom to U.
May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Register a Free 1 month Trial Account. The reader is strongly advised to read Lydia Bailey first. In a very good+, unclipped first state dust jacket with light wear and several short closed tears to the ends of the spine area and to the upper edges of the panels. Possible ex library copy, thatâ ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Foxing and tanning to jacket. Customer service is our top priority!.
This is the classic series from Pulitzer Prize-winning historical novelist Kenneth Roberts, all featuring characters from the town of Arundel, Maine. Softening to spine with light bleaching to spine, boards and edges. Arundel follows Steven Nason as he joins Benedict Arnold in his march to Quebec during the American Revolution. In Roberts other works the star is usually the heroes best friend Cap Huff, Sgt McNott, Tom Buell or King Dick. In Roberts other works the star is usually the heroes best friend Cap Huff, Sgt McNott, Tom Buell or King Dick. Captain Caution is another seafaring tale of the War of 1812. Dust jacket with a few tiny closed tears, else near fine.
That's where Dartmoor Prison was, an important location in the book. For example, the main characters of Arundel and Rabble in Arms are from Kennebunk then called Arundel , the main character of Northwest Passage is depicted as being from Kittery, Maine with friends in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and the main character in Oliver Wiswell is from Milton, Massachusetts. As a boy I enjoyed this book as a seafaring tale of the War of 1812. Small inscriptions and neat labels may be present. With only 7 frigates and 15 sloops of war, the fledgling U.
Book is in Used-Good condition. I never had any doubt that Sir Arthur Ransome thought me a boor; and just then he was no doubt entirely right, though I tried to console myself by thinking he had never had to supervise the making of a preventer stempost and rudder. Unclipped jacket has a plastic coating and light water staining to covers. As an adult I can also appreciate its historical accuracy in its depiction of privateering and of the treatment of captured American seamen at the infamous Dartmoor prison. Dartmouth College Library Bulletin, n. Rabble in Arms continues with the exploits of Benedict Arnold, and includes many of the characters from the first book.
The text block is cracked near the beginning, and the pages are age-toned. About this Item: Down East Books, 1993. The cabin, I told him, was no place for a woman; and we could somehow make out by ourselves. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. Roberts wrote the introduction to the book and a chapter on diet. Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1931.
The book has plenty of action and adventure with Roberts blend of historical detail and historical cameos. Pictorial jacket over blue boards with gilt lettering to spine. Creating America: George Horace Lorimer and the Saturday Evening Post. An under rated book from a largely forgotten author. During Roberts's research into Major Rogers, his researcher uncovered transcripts of both of Rogers's courts-martial once as the accuser and once as the accused , which had been thought lost for over a century, and these were published in the second volume of a special two-volume edition of Northwest Passage.
Near fine in black cloth covered boards with light green text and decorations on the spine and on the front board. Captain Caution is another seafaring tale of the War of 1812. Ultimately, Tarkington edited all of his historical novels through Oliver Wiswell 1940 , and Roberts said in his autobiography that he offered Tarkington co-writing credit on both and Oliver Wiswell in acknowledgement of Tarkington's extensive revisions to each. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Born in , Roberts specialized in historical fiction, often writing about his native state and its terrain and also about other upper New England states and scenes. As a result of the success of the serialization, the book, when published, became the and fifth best for the year 1938. The book must have been lying around the house in Kittery.