Lot 28ROBERTSON, WILLIAM
The History of America. London: For A. Strahan; T. Cadell and J. Balfour, 1788. Fifth edition. 3 volumes. Full tree calf, gilt-tooled spines with red morocco gilt lettering pieces. 8 1/4 x 5 1/8 inches (21 x 13 cm); various paginations; 4 folding engraved maps, one folding engraved plate. Bindings worn with cracked joints, scattered foxing and offsetting, maps with splits and short tears near mounts, bookplates of Richard Curson to front pastedowns.
Graesse VI:138; Howes R358 (for first edition); Sabin 71973.
C Estate of Frances Tower Thacher
Sold for $188
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