Indianapolis; (1944): The Bobbs-Merrill Co. First Edition. Octavo. Item #021914
First printing, signed by the author. The American Lake Series. 308pp., edited by Milo M. Quaife. illustrated by photograph. The author, was an accomplished historian, whose scholarship is attested by many titles and honors. His presents a comprehensive portrait of Lake Huron itself. He takes us along the Michigan side and the Canadian shore, around Georgian Bay and thorough the source of the St. Clair River. He explores the numerous islands. He tells of the well known ships and their skippers. The significance of Great Lakes shipping to the United States and Canada, the Indians and frontier life, wars, and much more. No comparable description of Lake Huron has ever before been written. Bound in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt, spine lettering gilt, endpapers are maps. A handsome copy, nearly fine in very good unclipped pictorial dust jacket showing wear to edges and spine ends.