N.Y. 1846. Near Fine. Item #000208A
A near fine, clean and tight set. FIRST EDITION, IN RARE ORIGINAL CLOTH BINDING. Vol. one 567pp. Two: 595 pp. Signature, dated 1849 appears on front and rear end papers of both volumes. Spotting/foxing appear throughout both volumes, due to the chemical and or metallic impurities in the paper. (Common). All printed type is legible and easy to read. Bindings are very tight and very scarce in their original cloth. Chipping and small tears to top and bottom of spine tips. Mild shelf rubbing to bottom corners. A very nice set in original bindings. Marble endpapers are original. Three Maps are fine, no tears, or bent corners. Comes with a custom slipcase.
HISTORY, OHIO/MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. SETTLERS, INDIAN WARS. GREAT LAKES REGION AND WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA. Listed in Howe's USiana M-722.