Worcester, Mass. Published By the Author, 1874 & 1880. First Edition. 8vo. xi, 582; xii, 600 pp. Two folding maps. Includes Index of Names. Frontispiece portrait of Israel Putnam; 9 plates. Previous owner name in each volume "Benjamin Grosvenor, Oct 1880". Grosvenor is a descendant of one of Pomfret, Windham County's early pioneering families. Three-quarter brown morocco over dark green pebbled cloth boards; gilt decoration and lettering to spines. Minor wear & scuffing; large folding map a bit unevenly folded with some corner splitting; else a near fine set. Item #20120
A well-researched and detailed look at the development and changes during 300 years of life in a typical New England county.