Hardcover is firm and hinges are not cracked or damaged. Pages are tight and clean but yellowed due to age. Boards have shelfwear and rubbing to edges. Retired library edition with usual distinctions. 454 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1939. ISBN: 0. An intelligent, factual, forthright exposition of how much the America of 1776, the America of the expanding frontier and limitless opportunity, has in common with the America of 1939.