return to authors search >

WILLIAM ROBERTSON

Found 4 books(s). Showing results 1 thru 4.
  • sort by
Click to View Full Book Details

FDR'S COPY, WITH HIS BOOKPLATE AND OWNERSHIP SIGNATURE

(ROOSEVELT, Franklin D.) ROBERTSON, William. Storia di America. Venezia, 1778. Two volumes bound in one.

Fine presidential association copy of the first Italian edition of Robertson's important history of America—"the standard history of the discovery of the New World"—President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's personal copy, with his bookplate and penciled ownership signature, dated 1907, and with his manuscript annotation: "A Rare Edition." From the renowned Americana collection of Mrs. Philip D. Sang. $5200.

Read More
Click to View Full Book Details

“THE STANDARD HISTORY OF THE DISCOVERY OF THE NEW WORLD”

ROBERTSON, William. The History of America. London, 1777. Two volumes.

First edition of this important history of America—"often regarded as Robertson's most interesting, original, and even Romantic work"—with four large engraved folding maps by Thomas Kitchin. $4200.

Read More
Click to View Full Book Details

“SUCH WORKS… ARE THE RAILROADS TO LEARNING”

ROBERTSON, William. Works. London, 1824. Twelve volumes. “New Edition” of Robertson’s lauded histories of Scotland, Charles V and the New World, illustrated with engraved frontispiece portrait and seven folding plates (six maps), handsomely bound. $2200.

Read More
Click to View Full Book Details

“SUCH WORKS… ARE THE RAILROADS TO LEARNING”

ROBERTSON, William. Works. London, 1828. Two volumes.

“University Edition” of Robertson’s lauded histories of Scotland, Charles V and the New World, with engraved frontispieces, engraved vignette title pages, two folding maps and a plate of Mexican paintings, attractively bound. $750.

Read More