11-16-2014 11-16-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2764B Boston
November 16, 2014 10:00 AMCalender

American History, Eight Volumes.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2764B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 16, 2014 10:00AM


American History, Eight Volumes.
Isaac Weld's (1774-1856) Travels through the States of North America and the Provinces of Upper and Lower Canada during the Years 1795, 1796, and 1797, London: Stockdale, 1800, third edition, two octavo volumes, illustrated with fourteen folding plates and maps, the large map (bound as frontis to volume one) with hand-colored outline; in contemporary boards, expertly rebacked, occasional water spotting, toning, 8 1/4 x 5 in.
[Together with] John Howard Hinton's, ed. (1791-1873) History of the United States of America, London & New York: Tallis, [1850], six volumes, lacking the title page in volume one, with maps, facsimiles, and illustrations, bound in uniform publisher's blue cloth, blocked in blind with central gilt ornaments on each board, fancy gilt spines, some internal spotting, boards a bit dinged, some frayed corners and spine ends, some volumes becoming slightly decased, 11 x 7 1/2 in. (8)
Estimate $600-800

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London, Isaac Weld, John Howard Hinton, United States