A popular history of the United States, from the first discovery of the western hemisphere by the Northmen, to the end of the civil war. Preceded by a sketch of the prehistoric period and the age of the mound builders
A popular history of the United States, from the first discovery of the western hemisphere by the Northmen, to the end of the civil war. Preceded by a sketch of the prehistoric period and the age of the mound builders.
Good with no dust jacket. Bound in 3/4 green leather with marbled paper covered boards and marbled end pages. Covers show moderate rubbing to edges. Hinges are tinder. Former owner's name stamped on title page. Otherwise clean and tight for the grade. Includes only volume 1 of 4 volume set.; Vol. 1; 4to 11"-13" tall; 583 pages.
Twenty five of 50 parts. Wrappers-sm4to. One steel engraving as frontispiece of each part by artists listed in Davenport's Art Reference and Price Guide. Have parts #'s 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 20, 23, 26, 27, 29, 31, 32, 33, 35, 36, 39, 41, 45 and 48. Part 1 and 41 missing front of wrapper. Wrapper often worn on spine, edges often show some wear. A few have minor stains. Excellent engravings of early U.S. history.
Good in None jacket. Hardcover. Four hardcover volumes, full green morocco, 583, 634, 655, 648 pages. Published from 1876-1881, the last three by Charles Scribner's Sons. Thick quartos [26 cm] All edges gilt. covers and spine panels stamped in gilt. Marbled endpapers. Engraved frontispiece illustrations and numerous full-page engravings from steel plates. Fully illustrated. Leather edges and corners show wear, Vol 1 has most wear with leather spine separated from binding. But still solid and repairable. Bookseller's stamp on title page of volume 4, otherwise clean. Light foxing.
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