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The History of America by  William Robertson - 1st Edition - 1777 - from Thorsness Books and Biblio.com

The History of America

by Robertson, William

Condition: Very Fine


London: Printed for W. Strahan, T. Cadell, J. Balfour, 1777. 2 Volumes. 1st Edition. (4) Maps, folded, as issued. Thomas Kitchin.
Quarto. Maps in Very Fine condition, cleanly folded with some closed tears at connection. Howes R-358. Sabin 71973.

Binding: Fine+: Contemporary calf, Gilt Spine and Titles. Rubbed edges, bumped/minor chipped spine, first and last pages of each volume have minor bleedthrough at edges from prior leather repair/clean.

Overall a Very presentable copy of this TRUE 1st Edition of essential Americana.



Multi-volume Set

  • Bookseller: Thorsness Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 2
  • Title: The History of America
  • Author: Robertson, William
  • Format/binding: Quarto, Contemporary Calf, Gilt Spine and Titles.
  • Book condition: Used - Very Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1777
  • Keywords: Americana; First Edition; Maps; Kitchin; Rare; Antiquarian
  • Size: Quarto

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