Kingston: A Forgotten History

By: McBurney, Christian M. Illustrated By Catherine N. Weaver

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Kingston, Rhode Island: Pettaquamscutt Historical Society, 1975. First edition, inscribed by the author. Hard-to-find history of Kingston, Rhode Island, once the capital of Rhode Island, home to several silversmiths, a stronghold of abolitionism and the site of the last hanging in South County. This history goes beyond the facts and figures into folklore, sketches of local characters and more. Illustrated in black and white. Inscribed on the front pastedown: "Marti, who gets the first book I've sold!! Christian McBurney, August 5, 1975". Red cloth lettered in gilt, 106 pages, printed dustjacket. Book is about fine with just a touch of wear at the spine ends, good hinges, firm binding, clean pages. The mylar protected dustjacket has some uneven fading and a bit of light creasing on the back, no chips or tears. . Inscribed by The Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition.

Title: Kingston: A Forgotten History

Author Name: McBurney, Christian M. Illustrated By Catherine N. Weaver

Categories: American History and Biography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Kingston, Rhode Island, Pettaquamscutt Historical Society: 1975

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 002453

Keywords: RHODE ISLAND RI HISTORY GENEALOGY SOUTH COUNTY NEW ENGLAND