Kilbourne, Payne Kenyon
Title A Biographical History of the County of Litchfield, Connecticut Comprising Biographical Sketches Of Distinguished Natives And Residents Of The County; Together With Complete Lists Of The Judges Of The County Court, Justices Of The Quorum, County Commissioners, Judges Of Probate, Sheriffs, Senators, Etc. From The Organization Of The County To The Present Time [First edition, 1851]
Book Condition Collectible: Acceptable
Edition First Edition
Publisher New York, NY Clark, Austin & Co. 1851
Inscription Signed by Author
Seller ID 266973
First edition, 1851. SIGNED by the author on front endpaper: "Presented to A. Stoddard by P. K. Kilbourne 1851 Aug 15th Centennial Celebration". Kilbourne (1815-1859) was an American antiquarian with special interest in family and local histories. Related articles pasted in rear from another celebration in 1920. Stoddard's bookplate in upper left corner, inside front board. Large tissue fold out map in very good condition. Brown cloth, worn through and cracked at outer hinges, inner hinges still strong. Leather label is in good condition on spine. Else good. Now in archival acetate jacket. Minor foxing at front edge throughout. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota.