The History of Pittsfield, (Berkshire County,) Massachusetts, from the Year 1734 to the Year 1800 [together with] The History of Pittsfield, (Berkshire County,) Massachusetts, from the year 1800 to the year 1876. Herman MELVILLE, contr., J. E. A. SMITH.

The History of Pittsfield, (Berkshire County,) Massachusetts, from the Year 1734 to the Year 1800 [together with] The History of Pittsfield, (Berkshire County,) Massachusetts, from the year 1800 to the year 1876

Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1869, 1876. First Edition. Large, thick octavo (23.5cm.); contemporary half dark brown gilt-tooled morocco over cloth, gilt spine in six compartments, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers; xii,518pp.; engraved portrait frontispiece of Rev. Thomas Allen, plates and text illus. throughout. Extremities a bit rubbed, upper hinge broken but holding, else About Very Good. TOGETHER WITH: J.E.A. SMITH. The History of Pittsfield, (Berkshire County,) Massachusetts, from the year 1800 to the year 1876. Springfield: C.W. Bryan & Co., 1876. Large, thick octavo (23.5cm.); contemporary half dark brown gilt-tooled morocco over cloth, gilt spine in six compartments, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers; xi,[1],725pp.; engraved portrait frontispiece, folding map plates and text illus. throughout. Some edge-wear, front hinge cracked but holding, else Very Good. Includes contributions by Herman Melville (pp. 206-208 and pp. 399-400). BAL 13675. A nice set in similar, albeit not uniform, bindings.

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