Title: Historical Collections of the State of New ...
Publication Date: 1853
BARBER, JOHN W., and HENRY HOWE. Historical Collections of the State of New Jersey; Containing a General Collection of the Most Interesting Facts, Traditions, Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes, Etc. Relating to its History and Antiquities, with Geographical Descriptions of Every Township in the State. Newark, . 519,  p. Illus. Plates (2 in color), folding handcolored map. Original gilt- and blind-decorated cloth (spine ends chipped and some splitting of cloth along hinges). Some foxing, as always with this book. With the 1854 signature of Robert S. Hughes. The 1853 reprint of the first edition of 1844, with sundry updates and additions including a map. The third history of New Jersey and unquestionably the most popular history of the state. The many charming woodcuts of town views are particularly appealing. For a detailed account of the background and publication of this quintessential New Jersey book, see Felcone, New Jersey Books, 352 (1844 edn).; for the additions to this 1853 edition, see ibid., 356. Bookseller Inventory # 14240
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