Palermo: Tipografia di Federico Garofalo, 1853. Hardcover. Item #25581
Originally published in Paris in 1809. Follows the text of the revised 1819 edition. 389pp. Contemporary dark green quarter calf lettered and decorated in gold on the spine panel, sprinkled edges. Text in two columns. A history of the United States from the first English settlers to George Washington's retirement to Mount Vernon. Also includes the complete text of the Constitution of the United States, a small glossary, and a bibliography. Wear to extremities, scattered foxing throughout, old stains affecting the edges of a few of the leaves and endpapers, some scars to boards. There is a partial bookplate on the front pastedown endpaper. In the Italian language. Uncommon. Sabin lists several editions up to 1858, all printed in Central or Northern Italy, but not this one. ; Octavo.