Eminent Literary Men
Title One Hundred Years' Progress of the United States, Giving, in a Historical Form, the Vast Improvements Made in Agriculture, Cultivation of Cotton and Sugar, Commerce, Travel and Transportation, Steam Engine, Manufacture of Cotton, Woolen, Silk Paper, fire-
Binding Cloth Bound
Book Condition Very Good
Publisher Hartford, CT L. Stebbins 1874
Seller ID 000179
4to. 546 pp., 280 engravings, including 2 color chromolithographs. VG. Slight fading to gilt decoration on cover, but still quite bright. Slight unraveling of cloth at upper spine tip area. Pages toned, but clean. Work discusses and illustrates virtually every aspect of American economy and its current status as of the 1870s. Work is particular informative about technology, decorative arts, and industrialization, written at a pivotal time in Americn history, at the onset of the most dramatic upsurge in industrialization, from which the U.S. was to emerge as the most powerful economy in the world, surpassing Britain, France, etc. Of great interest to students of history and economic history as well as trivia seekers and those passionate about the decorative arts.