The History of Kentucky, From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. T. S. Arthur, , W H. Carpenter.
The History of Kentucky, From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time

The History of Kentucky, From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time

Philadelphia, Pa. Lippincott, Grambo & Co. 1853. First Edition. Hard Cover. First edition. 316, 20 p.; 18 cm. Contemporary black morocco spine with gilt-tooled spine title and blind-tooled spine decoration. Black cloth over boards. All page edges marbled. Part of the series Lippincott's Cabinet Histories of the States. Added engraved series title page with vignette captioned: "United we stand, divided we fail." 20-page publisher's catalog follows text. Inscriptions on the front endpapers indicate that George W. Burke received this as a premium in a history class at Villanova College in 1854. At the head of the series title page is inscribed: Robert J. Madden, Harrisburg. The very scarce first edition of this antebellum history of Kentucky. In Good+ Condition: ends of spine and corners are rubbed; cloth is soiled; faint dampstain in lower section of first 6 leaves; series title page soiled; back free endpaper lacking; lower 2 cm. of last 2 leaves of publisher's catalog lacking; light soiling throughout. Good +. Item #001960

Price: $135.00

See all items by , ,