The Pilgrim Fathers
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Arthur Hall, Virtue and Co. London.
Embossed brown boards with gold lettering.
Fair, boards worn and scuffed, chipped at top and bottom of spine. Hinges a little weak but pages and illustrations secure. Some foxing throughout. Tissue guards to plates are nearly all intact, if stained.
First edition, 1853.
Subtitled " The Founders of New England in the Reign of James the First." Beautifully illustrated with 28 steel engravings on plates with tissue guards; and approx. 30 woodcuts throughout the text. Some pencil markings. Ex Library copy.
A history of the "Pilgrim Fathers," with chapters on the origins of their religious dissent in England and Holland, the voyage of The Mayflower and the settlement in New England.