William Cullen Bryant Popular History Of The United States Illustrated 4 Volumes
Popular History of The United States, authored William Bryant (1794-1878) Four volumes. Illustrated black and white, book of histories, in collaboration with Sydney Howard Gay. The books are Earth tone, bound in maroon cloth, and leather with gilt embossing cover. Overall in good condition, aged, distress bindings, loose, missing pages, missing spine, discoloration for being over 100 years of age.. 10.5" h., 6.5" w., 2.5" d. Historic & Collectible. They are heavy in weights.
According to the literature found, Author was born at Cummington, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, November 3, 1794, and died in New York June 12, 1878. Peter Bryant, a physician of considerable literary culture was his father, and Miss Sarah Snell of Mayflower Stock was his mother, being a descendant of John Alden.