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THE HISTORICAL WRITINGS OF JOHN FISKE (12 Volumes)
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1902.
Half Leather. The monumental collection of Fiske’s writings, covering the history of the United States from 1600 through the Confederation in 1789. Volumes 1-3 comprise “The Discovery of America”; Volume s 4-5 “Old Virginia and Her Neighbors; Volume 6 “The Beginning of New England”; Volume 7-8 “The Dutch and Quaker Colonies”; Volume 9 “New France and New England”; Volume 10-11 “The American Revolution”; and Volume 12 “The Critical Period in American History, 1783-1789”. The 12 volumes in brown half-morocco over marbled boards, with top edges gilt and lettering and decorations to the spines in gilt; illustrated with plates, maps, plans, portraits, a nd facsimiles. Considered the best edition of Fiske. An attractive set, with a small chip to the top of the spine in one volume.
Very Good binding.