no author: The Two Americas : Their Complete History from the Earliest Discoveries to the Present Day
Book Number: 010803
Will. C. Sadlier New York, New York, U.S.A. 1881 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall General wear to boards. Gilt title to spine, gilt illustration to front board and all gilt edges. 833 pages with 22 full page steel engravings with tissue covers....'by the "Fathers of American History" containing without abridgment, Belknap's Biographies of the Early Discoveries; Grahames's History of North America; Dr. Robertson's History of South America; and Ramsay's History of the United States. and an appendix by Prof. H.L. Williams bringing the history of both North and South America down to the present day. to which is added Hubbard's History of the Indian Wars in New England, and a general summary of the development of the United States in national wealth, in domestic and foreign commerce manufactures, agriculture and mining, together with details relating to their social progress, their system of public education, and the moral advancement of the people. With an introduction by P.C. Headley. Full chronology - historical, biographical, and general- dating from the year 458 to the present time and a copious general index'. Heavy book (3.3kg).