1839. Item #69393
DUNLAP, William. HISTORY OF THE NEW NETHERLANDS, PROVINCE OF NEW YORK, AND STATE OF NEW YORK, TO THE ADOPTION OF THE CONSTITUTION. In Two Volumes. New York: Printed for the author by Carter & Thorp, Exchange Place. 1839 & 1840. First edition. Illustrated with two plates (a portrait of Peter Stuyvesant and a view) and three maps, of which two are folding. Two octavo volumes: 487; 282,,ccxlvi pp., +  errata. Contemporary binding; brown cloth back, brown paper boards, paper spine label. Pencil ownership in Vol. 1; early ink ownership stamp in Vol. 2. Pencil notes on the final free endpaper in Vol. 2. Occasional light to moderate foxing throughout, but mostly light. The folding map in Vol. 2 has a short tear at the inner margin at the place where it is attached. Spines are sunned and the labels are edge-chipped and/or rubbed; boards are moderately soiled and rubbed, with corners bumped. This is a solid set, being very good overall. (Howes D579, Sabin 21301).