Dark brown pebbled cloth. Quartos. 596, 577, 613, 713 pp. Color two page map at the front of volume one, with black and white illustrations and portraits throughout the books. A detailed and exhaustive history of Boston, Massachusetts, including early explorations and maps of the area, Native Americans in the area, the first settlement and settlers, the French and Indian War, the Revolutionary War period, biographies of many citizens, growth of the city, etc. GOOD condition. General uneven fading to the covers, heavy to the spines. Minor soiling and scuffing. Cloth scuffed and frayed along the extremities. Ownership signatures present. Text blocks solid, with some toning to the paper. Last endpaper and page of index of volume three almost completely TORN out and missing almost entirely, leaving a small bit of text in the index. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Memorial History of Boston, including ...
Publisher: Ticknor and Company
Publication Date: 1880
Book Condition: Good
Book Description James R. Osgood and Company, Boston, MA, U.S.A., 1881. Hardcover. Condition: Fair. No Jacket. Condition of volumes varies from poor to fair. some hinges cracked. light splash stain on last few pages of on volume. pages are light/moderately age tanned. Bindings vary in tightness. one has couple of pages that are detached, but included. Brown leather with gilt. publication dates are from 1881-1883 with the different volumes. Questions welcome. Photos available. This is a multi volume set. OVERSIZE AND VERY OVERWEIGHT. All mailings will require extra shipping. Please Expect the request. No Names, No stamps, No Markin. Seller Inventory # BR60393xstvsbsets
Book Description Ticknor And Company, 1880. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good+. First Edition. A nice complete Four (4) volume set in quarter calf and burgundy marbled boards, matching endpapers. The set shows some rubbing and edge wear to boards. Contents all tightly bound. Volume One (I) has a split to front gutter at spine and spinal leather thus loose (attached rear). Volume Four (IV) front board is detached but present. All pages edges marbled. Seller, also a bindry, can repair errant volumes for additional cost upon request and prepayment. Seller Inventory # 20795