1891 · Hartford
by Stiles, Henry R.
Hartford: Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company, 1891. Third and best edition. Both volumes of this two volume set are in very good+ in their original dark blue, cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spines. Both volumes are small quartos measuring 10 5/8 by 7 inches. Volume I has a 1/4 inch closed tear to the cloth and underlying board at the upper edge of the front board and the lower for corner of the front board is bumped and weak. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine is lightly rubbed and there are several very short closed tears to the cloth at the head of the spine. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine of volume II is lightly rubbed as are the tips of the boards. Volume I (History) contains 950 pages including an extensive index of names, a general index, errata page, appendices and 870 pages of text. Illustrated with a frontispiece, and 36 vignettes and plates of maps and images from engravings and 25 facsimile autographs. Note: page 591 is mislabeled "691". Volume II (Genealogies and Biographies) contains 867 pages including an index of names, appendices and 830 pages of text. Illustrated with 62 images from photographs. Howes states that this, the third edition, is the best edition on the subject. (Howes, S1002) (Inventory #: TB31717)