Cleveland, OH: Sam. Briggs / Short & Forman, 1891. Very Good. Item #27402
Cleveland, OH: [Sam. Briggs / Short & Forman], 1891. Octavo; publisher's green cloth, printed paper spine label; 490pp.; frontispiece, five leaves of plates including folding facsimile and map, text illus. throughout. Light scuffing to cloth extremities, spine label rather toned and dust-soiled, front hinge cracked but holding, textblock uniformly toned due to inferior paper quality, contemporary ownership signature to front free endpaper and later ownership rubberstamp to front pastedown; a Very Good copy overall.
A generous anthology of Colonial New England thought and humor opening with an essay on the role of the almanac and a genealogical history of the Ames family and Dedham, MA.