A Popular History of the United States from the First Discovery of the Western Hemisphere by the Northmen, to the End of the First Century of the Union of the States (4 volumes)
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Scribner, Armstrong, and Company
Date Published: 1876-1881
Binding: Leather bound
Book Id: 39128
583; 7; ; 634; 655; 648pp. Thick quartos [26 cm] All edges gilt. Turn ins gilt. Marbled endsheets. Engraved frontispiece illustrations and numerous full-page engravings from steel plates. Fully illustrated. Very good. Gently rubbed at the extremities. The leather at a few of the spine ends is lightly chipped. Tanned pages. The plates are very lightly offset on the opposite pages. Complete. All plates present. A very attractive set.
Preceded by a Sketch of the Pre-Historic Period and the Age of the Mound Builders. The author, William Cullen Bryant, wrote the well-known poem, Thanatopsis, and spent 5 decades as editor for the New-York Evening Post.