Studies in Historical and Political Science (2 Volumes)
John Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1883. First Edition, Hardcover (rebound in cloth). Good Condition (ex-library)/No Dust Jacket. 23cm x 16cm. xx, 470, 629 pages. Supreme Court Library binding, brown cloth, leather labels, gilt lettering. Volume I: Local Institutions; Volume II: Institutions and Economics. From 1876 almost until his death in 1901, pre-eminent American historian Herbert Baxter was connected with the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, being in turn a fellow, an associate in history (1878–1883), an associate professor (1883–1891) and after 1891 professor of American and institutional history. Adams is notable for bringing the study of history into the social sciences. In 1884, he was one of the founders of the American Historical Association, of which he was secretary until 1900. In 1882 he founded the “Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science,” and at the time of his death some forty volumes had been issued under his editorship. Set is in Good condition, by which we mean it has moderate to heavy marks of age and is well worn from handling, but is still intact and good for reading. Minor wear to boards. Minor biopredation and wear to fore-edge of Volume I, and bottom edge of Volume II. Moderate cracking to front hinge of Volume II. Very minor to minor foxing and soiling. Moderate to heavy browning to pages. Preliminaries marked with library stamps, but very discreetly, spine unmarked, in all other respects in good condition throughout. Shipped Weight: 2.3 kilos. This is a SET of books and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries.
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