Chicago. Goodspeed's Empire Publishing House. 1872.
Hard cover volume 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches, 721 pages plus single page ad for Nevin's "Dictionary of the Bible," a Goodspeed publication. Text on volume's Title Page describes the work as "A Compendium of American History" with focus given to "the Rise and Progress of the States and Territories of the Union" together with "the Lives of the Presidents" plus attention to "the Presidential Campaign of 1872." Volume lacks front free endpaper, otherwise contents in very good clean condition. Corners of volume are bumped, fraying at top of spine, small area of discoloration to rear cover. Appendix consists of a compendium of miscellaneous topics. An unusual volume. Item #55669