By: Carpenter, W. H. & T. S. Arthur, (editors) & [H. Hastings Weld]
Philadelphia, Lippincott, Grambo & Company: 1854
Edition: First Edition
Inscription: Signed by Author
Seller ID: 31765
Engraved frontis; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 357 pages; 1st edition. Claim of authorship penned to front endpage by H[oratio] Hastings Weld thus : " This book was written for Messrs. Arthur & Carpenter by the undersigned, H. Hastings Weld". Weld's signature appears below this tatement and to the top edge of the extra, illustrated title page. Weld was a newspaperman, author and clergyman active in writing and publishing dusring the time this book was published. No record is found associating his participation in the writing of this history, but the claim of authorship in the man's own ... View More...