Francis Parkman, Jr. (September 16, 1823 – November 8, 1893) was an American historian, best known as author of The Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-Mountain Life and his monumental seven-volume France and England in North America. These works are still valued as historical sources and as literature. He was also a leading horticulturist, briefly a Professor of Horticulture at Harvard University and author of several books on the topic.
Illustrations: Maps; Illustrations: Portraits; Illustrations: Plans; Edition: 6; 6th ed.; By Francis Parkman ...; Plans accompanied by descriptive letterpress.; Cover-title: Parkman's works.
Illustrations: Maps; Edition: 10; 10th ed., rev., with additions; by Francis Parkman.; "Tenth edition, revised, with additions."--T.p. of v. 1. "Ninth edition, revised, with additions."--T.p. of v. 2.; Includes bibliographical references and index.