Queen of Republics, Being a Standard History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent to the Present Time....

([N.P.: J.R. Jones, N.D., ca. 1900]).

A VERY HANDSOME AND WELL ILLUSTRATED TURN OF THE CENTURY AMERICAN HISTORY. While Northrop’s text was extremely popular, today the abundant and wonderful engraved illustrations are of foremost appeal. Item #24930

With over 500 superb engravings, including 16 full-page photogravures of contemporary American battleships such as the famed MAINE, the TEXAS, IOWA and INDIANA. And with 4 pages of “Flags of all Nations” in colour, 2 pages of Navy vessels in colour, a folding colour map, title-page printed in black and red and an engraved “Presentation” plate printed in green, brown and blue. The remainder of the engravings are from various sources and included portraits, scenes and battles, locations, landscapes, etc., etc. Thick 4to, publisher’s original plum cloth lettered and embossed in gilt on the upper cover and in black and blind on the spine, marbled endpapers. xxiv, 1004, xvi, xxxii, [8], xiv. A very nice and attractive copy, internally fine and well preserved, the cloth with some mellowing, minor rubbing and edge wear only.

Price: $45.00