Author:Spencer, Jesse Ames

Sort

Showing 1-1 of 1

Image for HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES  From the Earliest Period to the Administration of James Buchanan in Three large Quarto Volumes Illustrated With Highly Finished Steel Engravings by Leutze, Weir, Powell, Chappel, and Other American Artists

HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES From the Earliest Period to the Administration of James Buchanan in Three large Quarto Volumes Illustrated With Highly Finished Steel Engravings by Leutze, Weir, Powell, Chappel, and Other American Artists

By: Spencer, Jesse Ames

Price: $124.95

Publisher: New York, Johnson, Fry and Company: 1858

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42097

Condition: Good


50 Steel Engravings; 1600 pages; Three volume set bound in quarter leather spines over marbled boards, bindings secure, edges quite worn; scattered foxing. Volumes 2 and 3 are in very good condition, but Volume 1 is poor with significant flaws -- the preliminary leaves including titlepage, frontispiece, table of contents are missing. The extant text begins with the section title "Book First / from the Discovery of America ..." followed by (1) - 540 pp.; the top edge of the pages of Volume 1 is stained. Illustrated with more than 50 steel engravings and a facsimile of the manuscript... View more info