American History 1776-1876 Memorable events huge leather book illustrated eagle spineBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[United States History, Illustrated History, 19th Century American Publications].
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Our First Century: Being a Popular Descriptive Portraiture of the One Hundred Great and Memorable Events of Perpetual Interest in the History of our Country, by R. M. Devins.
1879, Springfield, Mass., C. A. Nichols & Co.
1004 pages. Illustrated with several hundred plates, portraits and other embellishments.
Period 1/2 leather binding, spine gilt lettered with ornate decorations including American eagle atop liberty bell. Marbled end papers, all edges gilt.
Monumental 19th century history of the United States with a profusion of illustrations throughout.
Well preserved, handsome book. Remains sound, clean and tight, gilt bright, pleasing age patina on the shelf.
Book measures: 11" H X 7 1/8" W.