Ellis, Edward S.
Title Library Of American History From the Discovery of America to the Present Time
Book Condition Near Fine
Publisher Cincinnati, OH The Jones Brothers 1918
Illustrator Illustrated by Relyea, Ogden, Sheppard, Lippincott, Dogget, Et Al
Seller ID 13117
Including a comprehensive historical introduction, copious annotations, a list of authorities and references, etc. Profusely and beautifully illustrated. Maps, charts, portraits, famous historic scenes and events, and a series of beautiful polychromatic plates. Brown leather embossed, decorated boards of a man, woman, ship and seal of the United States. Originally published in 1895. Marbled page edges. Page 20 is colored plate of Army uniforms in 1903. Page 46 is colored plate showing regulation Navy uniforms in 1903. Both these plates are on linen-like paper. The 2 plates are wrinkled, appearing to have become so during publishing process.2-page spread showing the map of United States showing acquisition of territory (in 1783). Tissued frontispiece with dime-sized hole in the tissue, not affecting the plate. Light rubbed spots, bottom edge ; Vol. 7; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall