The American Revolution by John Fiske
Illustrated Edition, 2 Volumes
Published by The Riverside Press, Cambridge in 1901
Custom Leather Bindings
Near FINE Condition
Binding Details: Custom leather bindings of three-quarter morocco leather over marbled boards that have raised bands to the spine, gilt titling, and attractive gilt decorated compartments. There are marbled endpapers, hand-sewn silk headbands, with gold gilted top page ends.
Book Details: Originally published in 1896 by the Riverside Press, this is 1901 illustrated edition of “The American Revolution” that was revised by the author to include portraits, maps, facsimiles, prints, and other historical materials that were not contained in the 1896 edition.
Each volume measures approximately 9” x 6” and includes an author’s preface, table of contents, and detailed list of illustrations.
Condition Report: The bindings are in Near FINE condition with some superficial shelf wear and sunning to the spine of both volumes. Internally, the books are very clean with no signs of previous ownership.
A photograph of the bindings appears in the photo section of the listing.