8vo. Vol 1 only. 432pp. Brown cloth hardcover with gilt embossed front cover and gilt title on spine. Light scattered foxing and page toning to interior.Howes S 719. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The History of Wisconsin: Historical, ...
Publisher: Beriah Brown
Publication Date: 1854
Book Condition: Very good
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Beriah Brown, Printer, 1854. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. ex library, brown blind embossed binding with gilt embossed medallion on front panel, binding tight and square, corner bumped, top spine extreme small part missing. end papers browned, some foxing throughout standard library markings. Bookseller Inventory # 009158
Book Description Beriah Brown, Madison, 1854. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. First Collected Edition. The standard history of the Badger State through the 1840s, complete in two volumes as published; a third volume was planned but never issued. Smith traveled through the territory, mostly in the southwest, during 1837 and was appointed adjutant general of the Territory in 1839. Includes chapters on French & British domination, the Northwest Territory period, "Indian Disturbances"; Black Hawk and the Black Hawk War; ancient earthworks, political history, lead trade, early mail carriers, Seige of Detroir, attack at Rock Island; personal accounts of William Farnsworth, William S. Hamilton, John Shaw, Lockwood; Milwaukee, Rock River Canal. Howes S-719. Hardcover, full brown cloth, gilt titling & decoration. General wear, corners rubbed & frayed, spine ends torn with some loss; paper stuck to front cover of volume III, bookplates & rubberstamps to endsheets (William H. Spohn, a prominent Madison attorney who acquired (& marked up) a large book collection); pages tanned with light sporadic foxing. Text clean; 432,443 pages. Size: Octavo. Set. Bookseller Inventory # p0836os
Book Description Beriah Brown, Printer, Madison, 1854. Cloth. First Edition. Volume I Good. Waveness to pages (possible dampstaining) and a gash on back board. Former owners presentation to library--but no library markings. Light foxing. Volume III, Poor condition. Reading copy. Dampstaining and back cover foot of spine has most of the back binding torn away. Buckling to pages. A presentation tag to columbus public library. (but no library markings) with former owners signature. Scarce books. Volume I, part I, Volume Three, part two--documentary. Complete collection. Volume II never published. First edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 003278
Book Description Madison: Beriah Brown, 1854. Hardcover. Book Condition: Acceptable. The dust jacket is missing, the boards are worn with bumping to the spine ends and corners. The pages are secure to the binding, the edges have tanning and foxing. There are previous owner details inside the covers. There is a book plate pasted to the reverse of the boards. There is decreasing water staining to the bottom front corner of the first 50 pages. This book is from our pre ISBN stock and is therefore over 50 years old. It will have a general appearance commensurate with its age including age effects to page edges, binding and boards. Dust jacket is absent unless otherwise stated Major signs of wear and tear. Very well read. Reading copy only. May not be for the collector or suitable as a present unless hard to find elsewhere SECURE DAILY POSTING FROM UK. 30 DAY GUARANTEE. Bookseller Inventory # mon0001684085