Press of the Case, Lockwood & Brainard Co., 1893. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7. Good. Item #12215
This is the 1893 edition, not 1883. This copy belonged to captain Clark W. Delano (1840-1915), of the famous Delano family, American Royalty, with several family members arriving on the Mayflower on 1620 and producing the likes of Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the first American in space , astronaut Alan Shepard. The Delanos settled throughout New England and gradually spread across America but the core of the family were known as sea-faring merchants for the first few centuries.Signed by Delano on the front end paper with his ship name written underneath - SS Miami (?). Black cloth. Binding a touch tender but wholly intact. Pages lightly tanned. Binding with moderate rubbing and edge wear. Interior clean.