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

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