New York: McMenamy, Hess & Co., (1872). First edition thus. Hardcover. 2 volumes (3 volumes bound as 2), quarto, full morocco, gilt; 512, 1-224; 225-447, 1-443 pp., profusely illustrated with steel and wood engraved plates, Scuffing to covers but binding is secure and sound, some foxing to contents, overall about very good. Item #22178
Originally published in serial parts, this copy bound from the parts in 2 volumes. Jesuit educated American prolific author, historian, editor, and translator John Gilmary Shea (1824-1892) is still highly regarded as a writer and scholar of American history. Sabin 80000.