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Horsford, Eben Norton.

Editorial: John Wilson and Son., Cambridge., 1886
Condición: Near Fine. Encuadernación de tapa dura
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. THIS IS FOR 5 VOLUMES, ALL BY THE SAME AUTHOR AND FROM THE FRANK C. DEERING COLLECTION WITH HIS PERSONAL LEATHER BOOKPLATE IN EACH. Book #1: [26pp]. Illustrated with 4 B/W full-page maps; Book #2: "JOHN CABOT'S LANDFALL IN 1497, AND THE SITE OF NORUMBEGA. A LETTER TO CHIEF-JUSTICE DALY, PRESIDENT OF THE AMERICAN GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY." . [42pp]. Illustrated with 7 B/W full-page maps and a frontispiece; Book #3: "DISCOVERY OF AMERICA BY NORTHMEN. ADDRESS AT THE UNVEILING OF THE STATUE OF LEIF ERIKSEN DELIVERED IN FANEUIL HALL OCT. 29, 1887.". Pub. by Houghton, Mifflin and Company, The Riverside Press, Cambridge, 1888. [vi, 113pp]. Heavily illustrated with B/W full-page maps, facsimiles, engravings, and photographs; Book #4: "THE DISCOVERY OF THE ANCIENT CITY OF NORUMBEGA. A COMMUNICATION TO THE PRESIDENT AND COUNCIL OF THE MERICAN GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY AT THEIR SPECIAL ESSION IN WATERTOWN, NOVEMBER 21, 1889. Pub. by Houghton, Mifflin and Company, The Riverside Press, Cambridge, 1890. [55pp]. Heavily illustrated with large B/W FOLDING MAPS, photographs. Includes "Vinland" by E. H. Clement, a collection of poetry; Book #5: "THE DEFENCES OF NORUMBEGA AND A REVIEW OF THE RECONNAISSANCES OF COL. T. W. HIGGINSON, PROFESSOR HENRY W. HAYNES, DR. JUSTIN WINSOR, DR. FRANCIS PARKMAN, AND REV. DR. EDMUND F. SLAFTER. A LETTER TO JUDGE DALY.". Pub. by Houghton, Mifflin and Company, The Riverside Press, Cambridge, 1891. [iv, 84pp]. Heavily illustrated with B/W FOLDING MAPS and photographs. Personal letter from author bound inside volume. THESE VOLUMES HAVE BEEN REBOUND WITH TAN LEATHER SPINES AND CORNERS AND MARBELED BOARDS AND ENDPAPERS, RAISED SPINE BANDS, GILT LETTERING ON SPINE. ". Horsford linked the name and legend of Norumbega to sites in the Cambridge, Massachusetts area, and built the Norumbega Tower at the confluence of Stony Brook and the Charles River in Weston, Massachusetts, where he believed Fort Norumbega was located.". "A collector from birth, Frank C. Deering’s chief interest was in the narratives of Indian captivities, and in that genre his collection was almost without peer.". Set weighs approx. 11 lbs, additional shipping and handling will apply. Handsome group of books. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. N° de ref. de la librería 007417

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Editorial: John Wilson and Son., Cambridge.

Año de publicación: 1886

Encuadernación: Three-Quarter Leather

Condición del libro:Near Fine.

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