hardcover. 429pp. 12mo, cloth; (head of spine slightly frayed, otherwise very good). N.Y.: Henry Holt, 1886.
Henry Adams' first book. Charles F. Adams writes chapters on the Erie Railroad and the U.S. railroad system. Henry Adams writes chapters on the New York Gold Conspiracy, John Smith, and the Legal-Tender Act. Howes A-47. BAL 2.