Hartford; 1853 and 1855: Silas Andrus and Son. Octavo. Item #027549
In two volumes; 626pp. and 682pp. Illustrated with steel-engraved frontispiece portrait, and six further wood-engraved portraits. One of the essential firsthand accounts on New England Puritanism. Streeter called this work: "The most famous book of colonial times and the indispensable source for colonial social history." Besides Samuel Drake's biography of Mather, this work has translations of the Hebrew, Greek, and Latin Quotations, by Lucius F. Robinson. Bound in publisher's brown embossed cloth, spies lettered and ruled in gilt, early owner's name Gordon E. Cole, wear to corners and spine ends, some light foxing to fore-edges. A very good set.[Howes M-931. Sabin 46393].