New York City: Johnson, Fry and Company, 1858. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Item #000148
First Edition. Near Fine. Three volumes. Large 4to (approx. 9 1/2 inches to 12 inches tall) No Dustjacket as issued. 3/4 Leather over cloth boards. Many fine steel engravings after great artists. Full gilt purple pebbled cloth. Spines richly gilt and pictorial. Includes Washington Crossing the Delaware. Spencer's superb text covers the discovery of America in 1492 and Norseman references up to 1858 and the onset of the Civil War. A very heavy; may require an additional, but nominal, shipping charge.