Title: A biographical dictionary: containing a brief account of the first settlers, and other eminent characters among the magistrates, ministers, literary and worthy men, in New-England.Author: John EliotPublisher: Gale, Sabin Americana Description: Based on Joseph Sabin's famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana, Sabin Americana, 1500--1926 ...
Title: A biographical dictionary: containing a brief account of the first settlers, and other eminent characters among the magistrates, ministers, literary and worthy men, in New-England.Author: John EliotPublisher: Gale, Sabin Americana Description: Based on Joseph Sabin's famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana, Sabin Americana, 1500--1926 contains a collection of books, pamphlets, serials and other works about the Americas, from the time of their discovery to the early 1900s. Sabin Americana is rich in original accounts of discovery and exploration, pioneering and westward expansion, the U.S. Civil War and other military actions, Native Americans, slavery and abolition, religious history and more.Sabin Americana offers an up-close perspective on life in the western hemisphere, encompassing the arrival of the Europeans on the shores of North America in the late 15th century to the first decades of the 20th century. Covering a span of over 400 years in North, Central and South America as well as the Caribbean, this collection highlights the society, politics, religious beliefs, culture, contemporary opinions and momentous events of the time. It provides access to documents from an assortment of genres, sermons, political tracts, newspapers, books, pamphlets, maps, legislation, literature and more.Now for the first time, these high-quality digital scans of original works are available via print-on-demand, making them readily accessible to libraries, students, independent scholars, and readers of all ages.++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++SourceLibrary: Huntington LibraryDocumentID: SABCP01067500CollectionID: CTRG93-B1082PublicationDate: 18090101SourceBibCitation: Selected Americana from Sabin's Dictionary of books relating to AmericaNotes: Collation: viii, 511 p.; 22 cm
Very Good Condition in None (as issued) jacket. Historical. Original calf binding with covers, spine and end papers intact; front joint starting. Title in gilt on leather spine label. Inscription on front FEP: Sam'el Allen | Bought at Washington | Jan'y 19, 1824. viii, 511,  p.; 23 cm. Pages age-toned with scattered foxing. Eliot was a founding member of the Massachusetts Historical Society and provides first-hand descriptions of his contemporaries, as well as earlier New England pioneers. Sabin 22168. Size: Octavo (8vo; up to 9 3/4" / 20-25 cm tall). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 lb 7 oz. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Historical; United States; 18th century; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 900.
1st edition. 8vo. Original calf binding, with early rebacking in leather. Front and rear inner hinges reinforced, wear to corners and chipping to spine, some internal browning. Overall, a very good copy. A biographical dictionary of the first settlers in New England.
8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. viii, 551, p. A very good rebound copy, with some foxing, which is mostly in the margins, away from the text, two corrections have been inked in, and the former owner's bookplate is on the front paste-down endpaper.
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