New York: Macmillan, 1918. First Edition. Cloth. Large 8vo. Publisher’s cloth, author and title within gilt design on both front covers. Gilt top edges. Color frontispiece in each volume, numerous full-page illustrations and maps. Color folding map in rear of Vol. I. Vol. I: 697 pp. Vol. II: 773 pp. plus advertisements.
Ex-library, with sticker on cover and spine, bookplate inside front cover, and card pocket on front free endpaper, both volumes. Wear to extremities, with some cloth loss at header and footer of spines. Hinges are overopened but binding remains tight. Rear hinge of vol. II is tender. Color folding map in rear of vol. I is loose and laid in.
This is a scarce set of Midwestern historian Wood's history of Michigan's Mackinac Island. Mr. Wood was also a politician, VP with General Motors, and a high-ranking Freemason. A lovely set with some wear to exteriors, clean and complete. (Howes W623). Very good. Item #1789