THE PAGEANT OF AMERICA, EXTENSIVELY ILLUSTRATED AND BEAUTIFULLY BOUND. GABRIEL, Ralph Henry, ed. The Pageant of America. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1925-29. Fifteen volumes. Limited “Liberty Bell” edition, number 851 of 1500 sets signed by Yale University Press president George Parmly Day, profusely illustrated. Very beautifully bound in full elaborately gilt morocco with leather doublures featuring a central Liberty Bell image.“A pictorial history of the United States,” produced under the supervision of Yale professor Ralph Henry Gabriel as part of the celebration of the United States’ sesquicentennial in 1926. Volumes include “Adventures in the Wilderness,” “The Lure of the Frontier,” “Toilers of Land and Sea,” “The March of Commerce,” “The Epic of Industry,” “The Winning of Freedom,” “In Defense of Liberty,” “Builders of the Republic,” “Makers of a New Nation,” “American Idealism,” “The American Spirit in Letters,” “The American Spirit in Art,” “The American Spirit in Architecture,” “The American Stage” and “Annals of American Sport.” Very nice overall, some wear.