THE HISTORY OF AMERICA...IN WHICH IS INCLUDED, THE POSTHUMOUS VOLUME, CONTAINING THE HISTORY OF VIRGINIA, TO THE YEAR 1688; AND OF NEW-ENGLAND, TO THE YEAR 1652.

Albany. 1822. 448; 420pp. Half title in first volume. Contemporary calf, black morocco spine labels gilt. Light chipping and cracking along backstrips. Moderately foxed and tanned. Small water stain. Early ownership inscriptions on preliminary leaves. A tight, very good set. Item #WRCAM40370

The original publication of THE HISTORY OF AMERICA (London, 1777) consisted of eight books, with the additions on Virginia and New England published in 1796 after Robertson's death. This is a later American reprint, the first in Albany. "Most highly regarded secondary source of its time; now entirely superseded" - Howes. HOWES R358 (ref).

Price: $150.00