Madison: Sate Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1973-88. Hardcover. Complete 6-volume set. Small 4to. Brown, tan, burgundy, blue, burgundy and green (respectively) with gilt spine lettering. xiv, 753pp; xiv, 659pp; xiv, 693pp; xviii, 734pp; xv, 642pp; xx, 830pp. Marbled endpapers (except Volume 2), illustrations, maps. Near fine/very good to near fine. Nonauthorial gift inscription on inner flyleaf of first volume and ownership signature on front pastedown of Volumes 2, 3, 4 and 6; rough patch at lower right of most rear jacket panels from industrial-strength price sticker removal. Item #41130
Superb sextette, all first editions, of this hefty history, individually authored and titled as follows: Volume I: From Exploration to Statehood, by Alice E. Smith; Volume II: The Civil War Era, 1848-1873, by Richard N. Current; Volume III: Urbanization & Industrialization, 1873-1893, by Robert C. Nesbit; Volume IV: The Progressive Era, 1893-1914, by John D. Buenker; Volume V: War, a New Era, and Depression, 1914-1940, by Paul W. Glad; Volume VI: Continuity and Change, 1940-1965, William F. Thompson.