The First Book of History, for Children and Youth; by the author of Peter Parley's Tales; with sixty engravings and sixteen maps. Charles A. Goodrich.
The First Book of History, for Children and Youth; by the author of Peter Parley's Tales; with sixty engravings and sixteen maps
The First Book of History, for Children and Youth; by the author of Peter Parley's Tales; with sixty engravings and sixteen maps
The First Book of History, for Children and Youth; by the author of Peter Parley's Tales; with sixty engravings and sixteen maps

The First Book of History, for Children and Youth; by the author of Peter Parley's Tales; with sixty engravings and sixteen maps

Boston: Charles J. Hendee and Jenks and Palmer, 1845. Hardcover. Revised edition. 192, 16 leaves of maps: many in-text illustrations; 18 cm. Black leather spine with four spine compartments between gilt rules; dark green paper over boards with illustrations. Publisher's advertisement on title page verso and back board for school books published by Jenks & Palmer. Former owner's inscription on blank leaf following front endpapers: "Isaac L. Fimple's Book December 2nd 1847." Another former owner, Nellie Peck, wrote in pencil on the endpapers and title page, dated 1894. Isaac L. Fimple (1834-1925) was a resident of Chester County, Pa. Scarce. In Fair Condition: lacking pp. 131-142; cover is heavily rubbed; lacking paper from center of front cover; old dampstain on front endpapers through p. 10; shadow on pp. 52-53; scattered soiling; maps are intact; solid. Fair. Item #006508

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