Antique Leather 10 Vol. Book Set “History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent” by George Bancroft

Antique Leather 10 Vol. Book Set “History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent” by George Bancroft – Important Provenance

$1,150.00

Antique Leather Books (10 Volumes) | George Bancroft’s “History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent” | Published by Little, Brown, 1862-1874 | Super Octavo |  Bound in 3/4 brown calf leather over marbled boards, gilt-lettered spines

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  • Antique Leather Book Set Titled “History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent” by George Bancroft | 10 Volumes | George Bancroft’s “History of the United States” | Published by Little, Brown, 1862 – 1874 | Size approx. Super Octavo 10.25″ H x 7.75″ W |  Bound in 3/4 brown calf leather over marbled boards, gilt-lettered spines, t.e.g. | Illustrated with three engraved portrait frontispieces, three engraved plates, and three engraved maps, two colored | Excellent Condition.

    Important Provenance:

    • Previously Owned by Elmer Holmes Bobst (1884–1978), American businessman, philanthropist, and namesake of the Elmer Holmes Bobst Library of New York University, Ex-libris Elmer Holmes Bobst with his bookplate to front paste-downs;
    • Then owned by the famous and popular author Tom Clancy;
    • Acquired from the Estate of Tome Clancy by Worthington

     

  • Artist / Maker

    George Bancroft

    Date

    19th Century

    Kind

    Books, Books, Maps, Documents and Manuscripts, Collectibles, Prints

    Medium

    Print

    Size

    S (up to 14 in.)

    Support

    Paper

    Title

    History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent

    Other

    Leather Bound