The Works of John Fiske 1898-1899. John Fiske.
The Works of John Fiske 1898-1899
The Works of John Fiske 1898-1899
The Works of John Fiske 1898-1899

The Works of John Fiske 1898-1899

Houghton Mifflin, 1898. Hardcover. The Works of John Fiske 1898 - 1899 Handsome edition - gilt top edge of the text block; ½ brown Morocco binding; marbled end papers and sides; illustrations and maps (some are fold-out and some are in color). Each volume complete as stands from a larger set of 24. The set includes the following titles: The Discovery of America - With Some Account of Ancient America and the Spanish Conquest (in 2 volumes) * The Critical Period of American History 1783-1789 The American Revolution (in 2 volumes) Beginnings of New England, or The Puritan Theocracy in its Relation to Civil and Religious Liberty * Old Virginia and Her Neighbors (in 2 volumes) Very fine condition, bookplate of Mabelle Florence Swift on the front pastedown of each volume, very minor chip to head of one vol all joints are sound and in good shape. Fiske was considered "one of the most important intellectual influences in the last quarter of the 19th century. He was probably the most admirably fitted among all his contemporaries to lead the fight for evolution among his countrymen, and the charm of his historical writings and lectures not only instilled an interest in the subject into a vast number of people but was the prime cause of not a few of the distinguished scholars of today first turning to history as their life-work" fine. Item #104

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