New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1893. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Green cloth with burgundy and black lettering and pictorial/decorative stamping. xvi, 355oo, (4pp ads). Frontispiece, illustrations, foldout maps. Very good. Mild edgewear; delicate inner hinges expertly, archivally strengthened, thus tight. Item #40886
Early printing of this 1885 study, a volume in this publisher's lengthy "The Story of the Nations" series. Front pastedown bears interesting bookplate of Chicago oleomargarine manufacturer John F. Jelke Jr. (1888-1965). An attractive volume.