New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, Volume 1 only of 'History of the United States of America during The First Administration of James Madison'. Volume 5 of the larger set. First Edition, 1890. Hardcover, 8vo., original green cloth with gilt titles. Very Good. Rubbing to the boards, spine ends and corners. Tight binding. Clean contents. According to the BAL only 1500 copies of the first edition of each grouping were printed (BAL 21). Howes calls the set 'The most skillfully organized and most brilliantly presented interpretation of any period of our history yet attempted' (HOWES 53). Very Good / No Jacket.