Collection of 1st edition antiquarian books.
19th century historic book on George Washington & 2 volumes on American New World history.
Maps, colored lithographs, wood and steel engravings throughout these leather hardcover books.
Two Volumes "The New World Embracing American History" by Henry Howard Brownell, A.M. 1857.
Published by G. & F. Bill, New York.
Many hand colored and black and white plates with large folding map of the United states.
Leather hardcover with gilt decoration.
"Illustrated Life of Washington" by J.T. Headley 1864.
Published by Gurdon Hill, Springfield, Mass & H.C.Johnson, Detroit Michigan.
Embellished with colored lithographs, maps and wood engravings.
Sold only by subscription.
Condition: Good estate condition, interior clean, binding good, appropriate condition for age and use.
All three antiquarian books are deaccession from the Dearborn Historical Museum, Michigan.
Provenance: Detroit, Michigan estate