Harlem (City of New York). Its Origin and Early Annals....
by Riker, James
New York: for the Author, 1881. First Edition. Octavo. First issue, 636pp., prefaced by home scenes in the Fatherlands; or, notices of it founders before emigration. Also, sketches of numerous families and the recoveed history of the land-titles. Illustrated with maps (one folding) and several illusrations. The author writes about the people who immigrated from various countries, the founding of Manhattan, Indian troubles, the reanrangement of lands, the Hughenots and more beginning from the early 17th century. A lovely copy bound in publisher's blue-green cloth decoratively stamped in blind, spine lettering gilt, brown coated endpapers, one crease to a corner, early owner's name to title page, light wear to foot, minor soiling. A Very nice copy.[Howes R297.
(Inventory #: 021180)
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