Robert Clarke, 1876, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good, Later
CRAIG, NEVILLE B. [editor]. The Olden Time, A Monthly Publication Devoted to the Preservation of Documents ... in Relation to the Early Explorations and the Settlement and Improvement of the Country Around the Head of the Ohio, Cincinnati: Robert Clarke & Co., 1876. Tall octavos, 2nd edition, pp. 586, 1 (errata), 1 folding plate; 580, folding map of Braddock's route, original green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spines. Howes C846: "The first edition is seldom found complete with the final number, many copies having been confiscated at the printer's on a creditor writ. Unrivaled collection of Ohio Valley sources." Also see Thompson 892-893: "Contains much original material not to be found elsewhere. An exceedingly valuable collection of rare documents and other materials, preserved in the best form for the use of future historians." Condition of this book Ex-library set with markings; somebody tried to erase library marks on spines, did a bad job of it. Boards lightly worn, rubbed at extremities with some loss at spine ends. Front hinge of V1 and rear hinge of V2 are cracked. Leaves clean and tight, overall good. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 2-volume set (complete). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; United States; 19th century; History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52168.