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Complete four volume set spanning the history of the city from Henry Hudson and the native inhabitants of Manhattan, to the "suburbs" of New York (Brooklyn, Jersey City, Staten Island) and the cultural institutions of the city. Each volume with a total of 21 full page steel engraved portraits of noteworthy figures, including Christopher Columbus, Henry Hudson, Peter Stuyvesant, Sir Edmund Andros; John Jay, William Walton, Henry White, George Clinton, Rufus King; Alexander Hamilton, Mrs. John Jay, Robert R. Livingston, De Witt Clinton, John Jacob Astor, John Adams Dix; Hamilton Fish, Washington Irving, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Ulysses S. Grant, and David G. Farragut.Wilson, the editor of the Memorial History (1832 - 1914), served in the Civil War and then settled in New York City. He was noted as a speaker, contributor to periodicals, and president of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society.Thick 4to, Vol I: xxiv, 605pp; Vol II:, xxi, 633pp; Vol III: xxii, 664pp; Vol IV: xxiii, 648pp; top edges gilt. With illustrations, facsimiles, maps, and plans throughout text. Three quarter dark brown leather with red marbled boards, gilt titles at spines. A bit of cracking to leather at spines of Vols II & IV probably caused by proximity to a fire place. Internally, bright and clean, the engravings in very good condition. N° de ref. de la librería 22263
Título: The Memorial History of the City of New-York...
Editorial: New York History Co
Año de publicación: 1893
Condición del libro: Very good
Descripción New York History Company, Nassau Street, 1892. Hardcover. Octavo; VG/Hardcover; Burgundy spine with gold text; Heavy shelf wear to covers, moderate rubbing and fading along surfaces, creasing, minor fraying and bumping to corners; Binding cocked but solid, foxing along front and rear free end pages, previous owner's stamp on front free page; Age toning and foxing to text block exterior, text block clean; Vol I - 605 pp Vol II - 630 pp Vol III - 664 pp Vol IV - 650 pp, front cover loose from spine. FP New Rockville Stock. Nº de ref. del artículo: 15-19-1308344
Descripción New-York History Company, 1892. Hardcover. Condición: Used: Acceptable. Four quarto volumes. V1: 605pp, v2: 633pp, v3: 664pp, v4: 648pp. Volumes 1 and 2 bound in contemporary cloth. Volumes 3 and 4 rebound in modern buckram. Volumes I and II shaken, boards detached. Library plate on inside front boards. A working copy. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. Nº de ref. del artículo: 1702130115