New York: Harper & Brothers, 1865. 1st edition. vii,  - 325 pp (including index). Publisher adverts at rear. Tipped-in advert slip for Draper's "History of the American Civil War" prior to p. 9. 8vo. Original brown publisher's cloth with spine lettered in gilt. Beveled edges. Gilt facsimile signature on front board. VG+ (sq & tight/gilt bright/po signatures to eps). Item #21946
Draper, a well-known man of science & respected author, here articulates his thoughts on civil policy, vis-a-vis the continent's geography & climate, the effects of immigration & the political force of ideas.