THE HISTORY OF THE RISE AND PROGRESS OF THE UNITED STATE OF AMERICA, TILL THE BRITISH REVOLUTION IN 1688.
- London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1827.
- red cloth, black spine label, all edges marbled
- xvi, (2), 531, (1); viii, 527, (1) pages
Price: $200.00 other currencies
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First edition. Sabin 28243. Howes G293. A fine set. This set belonged to author Sir John F. W. Hershel (1792- 1871), son of famed astronomer William Hershel, and Dr. W. H. Fitton whom was a physicist, geologist, and author. Detailed and well written history of the first century of colonization in America, from the early explorers, settlement of the Pilgrim Fathers, Virgina, Massachusetts Bay, Pequod Wars, French and Indian Wars, capture and loss of Quebec and Acadia, Hudson's voyage, William Penn's settlement, wars with the French, etc.
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