THE HISTORY OF GEORGIA Clark Howell, 1st/1st 1926, 4 Volumes, Illustrated — RARE
The History of Georgia by Clark Howell — First Edition First Printing 1926 (4 Volumes), with Over 1000 Full-Page Engravings and Lithographs, Some with Signatures
Publisher: S.J. Clarke, Atlanta (1926)
RARE complete 4-volume set from 1926 of THE HISTORY OF GEORGIA. The boards and bindings are solid and tight. Some discoloration to the outer boards. The pages and engravings are crisp and clean, with no interior markings. Marbelized front and end papers, and fore-edges. Please see pics.
The History of Georgia by Clark Howell first edition, first printing from 1926. Volumes 1-4. WELL OVER 1000 FULL-PAGE ENGRAVINGS AND LITHOGRAPHS, SOME WITH SIGNATURES of Georgia historical figures. Pages per each volumes 1-4: 728; 679; 679; 685. Comprehensive and richly illustrated history of the US state from 1732-1926. Volume I includes the historical narratives. Volumes II, III, IV contain biographies of important historical figures and personalities. Attractive dark green cloth binding with gilt
titles on spines. Light green and gold end papers present for each engraving. Marbelized front and end papers, and fore-edges. No previous owner's names or marks, and pages are white, with no soiling or
foxing. A very handsome, and very clean full first-edition set.
About the Author
Published originally in 1926, this
is a great set of books written by a politician who began as an writer
at his father's "Atlanta Constitution" alongside Henry Grady and Joel
Chandler Harris. He was later editor and owner of the paper as well, and
won a Pulitzer Prize.