Morison Samuel Eliot

Published by Cambridge, MA Harvard University Press 1936, 1936
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2 volumes. First edition Profusely illustrated with plates and maps, as well as arms and seals. Cartographic endpapers. 8vo, publisher’s original red cloth, gilt lettered spines, t.e.g. xi, 360; xv, 361-707 pp. A fine, clean set, with only the lightest mellowing. FIRST EDITION. The best history of the founding of Harvard University, the first college in America and the beginnings of a tradition unrivaled for centuries. Samuel Eliot Morison was a member of the class of 1908 and is revered as one of the great historians of the twentieth century, the author of many, many books including the award winning work on Christopher Columbus, "Admiral of the Ocean Sea" and the vast historical study issued in many volumes on the American Navy and its engagements during the Second World War. This is an important work on what is still considered to be a truly defining moment in American history. Bookseller Inventory # 24997

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Publisher: Cambridge, MA Harvard University Press 1936

Publication Date: 1936

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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