Lot 1418: Charles Pedley THE HISTORY OF NEWFOUNDLAND FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO THE YEAR 1860 1863 First Edition Antique Canadian History Fold-Out Map
22 October 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: The History of Newfoundland from the Earliest Times to the Year 1860
Author: Charles Pedley
Publisher: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: xix/531 pages plus 39-page publisher's catalog
Width: 6" Height: 9"
Book Details: From the preface:
The present History of Newfoundland owes its origin to the natural desire I felt, to know something of the people among whom I had come to reside.
Condition / Notes: This is the first edition of this work. This antique volume is bound in brown cloth covers with stamped gilt lettering on the spine. There is moderate rubbing, scuffing, and toning to the exterior. The binding is sound. The bookplate of the Glasgow University Library is affixed to the front pastedown. A large fold-out map, showing some moisture marking, is in a pocket at the front pastedown. The pages show mild age toning and occasional light marginal spotting/smudging.
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