New Haven: Yale University Press, 1919. Hardcover. 8vo. Green cloth with gilt lettering, gilt ruling and elaborate decorative giltstamping, dust jacket. x. 257pp. Top edge gilt. Tissue-guarded frontispiece, four color foldout maps, 3 tissue-guarded full-page plates. Near fine/very good. Jacket a bit edgeworn and faintly age toned and lightly soiled, with small edge chips (mainly at head of spine). Item #38105
A tight, handsome first edition of Volume 38 in editor Allen Johnson's "The Chronicle of America Series" -- best of all, in the rarely present dust jacket The binding gilt is as bright as the day it was issued, as are the several foldout maps. From the library of Adlai E. Stevenson III of Illinois, who more than likely got it from his father, governor and presidential candidate Adlai E Stevenson II.