Fine- in Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. First published in the USA in 1973, this is the English edition from 1974, 261 pages. "This book gives good attention to Europe's age of exploration because of its later influence in the new world; then the author moves on to North America's colonization." FINE-HARDCOVER, GOOD DUST JACKET. Jacket has two closed tears both are two-three inches in length.
Very Good-in Very Good-dust jacket. 261 pp. Index. Maps. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. Jacket price-clipped. First volume of a 4 volume history of the US, the book looks at how European exploration influenced the new world, and then the colonization of North America.; 8vo 8"-9" tall.
1st ed. "The Shaping of North America, which begins the projected four volume history of the United States, looks keenly at Europe's age of exploration, because of its later influence in the new world, before moving on to the actual colonization of North America." Pp. 3/261, b/w illustrations to chapter headings + 7 maps, ex-libris. Red cloth, illustrated d/w has clear protective wrap affixed. VG/G+.
[0-234-77173-5] , 1st British edition. (Hardcover) Near fine in very good dust jacket. 261pp. Red cloth with blindstamped design. Maps, illustrations, table of dates, index. The dust jacket is price clipped and has very minor edgewear. (History--United States, History--United States, Indians of North America)
FINE/VERY GOOD+ First Edition, 1st UK Printing. A very handsome and desirable copy of this collectible title: crisp & clean, square & solid, unmarked but for hand-written name on endpaper, no wear to crimson boards or silver spine titles. Excellent clipped DJ, 6.25" by 9.25", 261 pages, table of dates, index, illustrated, maps. This is the first of a 4-volume series on history by the master of science fiction. With remarkable perspective, Asimov examines Europe's age of exploration and the colonization of North America. He explores rivalries and jealousies, and Indian-Colonial relations.
1974. (Hardcover) Very good in very good dust jacket. 261pp. Octavo. Illustrated with plates from maps and drawings. Original red cloth with blind stamped decoration on front cover and silver lettering on spine in dust jacket.
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