HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES : No 11 or, Uncle Philip's Conversations With the Children About New York Two volumes bound as one

By: Hawks, Francis Lister ; (1798-1866)

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xi, (1), 13-204; iv, 5-196 pages; Contents clean and secure in contemporary binding of brown diced roan with marbled boards; binding worn and rubbed at extremities, leather dried at spine, former owner's name stamped on endpaper (Calvary Settlement Library). xi, (1), 13-204; iv, 5-196 pp. Illustrated with an engraved frontispiece, engraved title page, five engraved plates. Chapter headings in this juvenile history of New York include "Uncle Philip tells the Children about Henry Hudson; How the Dutch bought land from the Indians; General Schuyler, who was very much beloved by the Indians; Count Frontenac attacks the Mohawks; the Arrical of Governor Clinton; Robert Fulton and his Inventions; Capture of Ticonderoga by Ethan Allen; etc. Some of the legends on the engravings include: Burning of Schenectedy in 1689; Indian sachems at the English Court; Digging for Kidd's Money; Heights of Abraham; etc. A delightful early 19th century history book for young people entertainingly written with serious content that would challenge many high school grads today!

Title: HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES : No 11 or, Uncle Philip's Conversations With the Children About New York Two volumes bound as one

Author Name: Hawks, Francis Lister ; (1798-1866)

Categories: Childrens and Juvenile, 19th Century, Americana and American History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1835

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 16mo 6" - 7" tall

Seller ID: 39202

Keywords: Colonial New York 19th Century Juvenile Books