A Complete History of Connecticut, Civil and Ecclesiastical, from the Emigration of Its First Planters, from England, in the Year 1630,

New Haven: Maltby, Goldsmith, 1818.

to the Year 1764; and to the Close of the Indian Wars. Frontis. 2 volumes. 8vo, handsomely rebound in new tan cloth with red morocco labels, moderate foxing throughout both volumes, otherwise very good, last page of volume one, misnumbered as page 567. New Haven: Maltby, Goldsmith and Co. and Henry Wadsworth, 1818.

The first volume of this set was completed and first published in 1797. The second volume was not completed and published until 1818. This 1818 edition is the first completed edition with two volumes. The author, a member of the noted Trumbull family of Connecticut, was a graduate of Yale College and for almost sixty years a Congregational clergyman in North Haven, Connecticut. (This work)...remains one of the most important single pieces of writing devoted to the history of Connecticut." Dictionary of American Biography, Vol. XIX, p. 8. Howes T-366. Shaw and Shoemaker 45902.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Good
Language: English

Price: $750.00

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