JOURNAL OF MAJOR ROBERT ROGERS [Introduction and Edited] by William L. Clements Reprinted From the Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society For October, 1918

(Worcester, MA: By the American Antiquarian Society, 1918).

VERY RARE SOCIETY PRINTING OF THE JOURNALS OF THE FAMOUS LEADER OF ROGERS' RAIDERS; A PRIMARY FIRSTHAND ACCOUNT OF THE FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR. Comprised largely of men Rogers recruited in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Rogers' Raiders were one of the first military units of European origin to utilize Indian scouting and fighting techniques, the forerunners of guerilla warfare and modern special forces. Item #30959

First edition thus, and a very rare Antiquarian Society offprint containing Roger's Journal reproduced as exactly as possible from the original. With two plates reproduced from original sources, one being of the Chippawa Territories and the surrounding areas of Lakes Michigan and Superior; the other showing the area of Fort Michillimackinac. Tall 8vo, the printer's original blue-paper wrappers printed in black, now preserved in an attractive brown cloth binding, the spine gilt lettered. 52 pp. A beautifully preserved offprint, especially rare.. The text with only minimal mellowing from age, the front and rear wrappers very well preserved and bound in, the protective cloth binding in fine condition.

Price: $395.00