Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1928. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Very good- condition. Item #014880
xvi, 207 pages of text. Original hardcover binding is moderately sunned, with minimal soiling. Lacks the dustjacket. Signed and inscribed by the author on the inside front cover "Cum anvilio deii [signed] Randolph G. Adams." Contains numerous black & white illustrations, mainly reproductions of early engravings and maps. A 1930 postcard of New York as it was in 1739 is tipped in with adhesive at page 179, and two ephemeral items are tipped in inside the rear cover with adhesive. A few pages with minor pencil marks; the text is otherwise clean and unmarked. First edition.