Mount Hope a New England Chronicle
Howe, George

New York, NY: Viking, 1959. F 312 pages; with useful index of persons & ships at back. Front endpaper with "An Anachronistic Map of Bristol, Rhode Island" and back endpaper with map depicting the state of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations; other black and white illustrated sections in the text. Historical details on the Bristol - Mount Hope area, De Wolf, Barrymore, Colt, Howe families; Indian wars, China trade, whaling, slave trade, privateering and more. Previous owner name dated 1959 of S. Reed Anthony on front endpaper. Volume approx. 5 3/4" x 8 1/2" size, illustrated dustjacket over hardcover boards, top edge tinted red. Dustjacket with edge, tips wear-through, top spine end a little chipped, spine colors darkened a bit, price clipped; slightly darkened area on endpaper from an old laid-in item. In very good condition. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 24647)


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