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The Letters and Papers of Cadwallader Colden [with] The Colden Letter Books [Eleven Volumes]
, 1877. Hardcover. New York, 1877 - 1937. 8vo, publisher's green pebbled cloth, 495 + 531 + 322 + 304 + 448 + 499 + 452 + 454 + 414 + 391 + 489 pp. Comprising the New York Historical Society Collections for 1876, 1877, 1917-1923 and 1934-1935. A scarce complete set of Colden's papers, which are housed in the New York Historical Society, including the Letter Books published in 1877 and 1878. Ex-historical society library with marks on spines and endpapers but no signs of circulation. Contents excellent, and the set remains in very good minus condition despite the marks, with sound bindings and bright contents. "Cadwallader Colden sought but never achieved wide popular support. He recognized and loathed the growing Whig republican tendencies that he had himself once helped to propagate. In the end he could not understand how these principles could be used to subvert the very system that he hoped to preserve." - ANB. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. . Very Good. 1877. First Edition.
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