Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1921. Limited edition. Hardcover. Morison was an American historian, Harvard teacher and served in the US Navy. Two of his works won the Pulitzer Prize. With the book is a typewritten letter from the author dated April 1967 with queries regarding genealogy for the upcoming new edition of the "Life and Letters of Harrison Gray Otis" which was a book based on his Harvard dissertation.
Large paper edition of this volume, number 353 of 385 copies. 8vo, 401pp, color frontis tipped in, blue cloth and paper binding, gilt tile on spine, medallion laid down on front cover, in original slipcase. Spine slt. marked, internally clean. Slipcase sunned, bumped at edges. Howes M-812. Good +. Item #26756