History of Middlesex County, Massachusetts:. With Biographical Sketches of Many of Its Pioneers and Prominent Men. [in three volumes).
Philadelphia, PA: J.W. Lewis & Co., 1890. First Edition. Hardcover. While bindings are impaired as noted, the textblocks are Near Fine/Fine and the set is, overall, surprisingly handsome. Exceptional portraits and other engravings. Overall, a very presentable set of this increasingly scarce work. Good (Textblocks Near Fine/Fine). No DJ, as Issued. Light/moderate shelf wear, some tips through, Vol. One rebound (with original spine mounted), front board of Vol. Two split and poorly repaired (inside tape, though down spine, not over endpage), front board of Vol. Three split but present, else tight, bright and unmarred. Halfbound, brown leather spine and tips, pebbled cloth beveled boards, five raised bands, gilt lettering and decorative elements, textured paper endpages, (Vol. One in brown cloth, leather spine onlay, blue endpages), aeg, tissueguards. Large 8vo. 769pp, 887pp, 877pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Index. Item #3973