New York/ San Francisco, The Wheeler Publishing Company: 1873
Seller ID: 38545
Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket
b/w; William Hickling Prescott was an American historian and Hispanist, who is widely recognized by historiographers to have been the first American scientific historian. Despite suffering from serious visual impairment, which at times prevented him from reading or writing for himself, Prescott became one of the most eminent historians of 19th century America. He is also noted for his eidetic memory. Width: 5.5" Height: 8" weight This set of the work of William Prescott is a limited edition, number 56 of 1000 sets for subscribers. The volumes are bound in half leather with cloth cover... View More...