Waldman, Milton. Americana: The Literature of American History. New York: Henry Holt, 1925. First Edition. 
Black cloth with bright gilt titles, light shelf-wear, 6 x 9 inches, xviii., 271 pp., index & plates. Very good. Hardcover.
An account of the earliest books pertaining to America and of the rarities later published in the colonies. The plates are photos of title pages, broadsides, &c. includes discussion of prices at the time.
Milton Waldman (1895-1976), b. Cleveland, OH; d. London, England. Waldman was a writer, editor, and publisher who specialized in Renaissance biographies. He made his home in London for more than 45 years, and was for 27 years adviser and sometime director of the publishing firm William Collins Sons & Company.
Americana was his first book.