Good. No Jacket. Book. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Book is in good condition with slight edgewear, slight scuffing of cover and small tear along upper spine end. This is the story of the founder of the city of Detroit. Born Antoine Laumet in the small French village of St. Nicolas-de-la-Grave, Cadillac came to the New World in the seventeenth century, where he commanded the respect of the ruling authorities, established a new french colony on the straits between Lake St. Clair and Lake Erie, and rose to the governorship of the territory of Louisiana. This volume, written by French and American historians, traces the story of his career. It also includes generous selections from the original documents which demonstrate the many-faceted character of this controverial soldier-explorer.
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