U.S.: An Index to The United States of America

Boston: D. Lothrop, 1890. First. Hard Cover. First edition. Royal blue cloth stamped in gilt; color map endpapers (front shows "The U.S. Aboriginal" and the rear shows the then current "United States"). 482 pps. with index. With 11 maps (10 integral and one folding), 9 of which, including the fold-out, are in color. Additionally there are over 60 small engravings in the text. A tight, fine, bright example, touch of wear at the extremities. A rather interesting handbook to the U.S. with myriad historical, geographical and political facts---in addition to the usual material, there are sections historical facts about the Presidents, flag history, Civil War casualty numbers, coinage and miscellany such as the origins of "Yankee Doodle", Uncle Sam, "Fridays prominent in U.S. history", college cheers, etc. Item #E5443

Price: $30.00

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