Monumental Remains of Georgia

Savannah, (GA): John M. Cooper and Co., 1861. First edition, "Part First" (all published), the regular issue (cf. Parrish & Willingham 5527 and 5528). 8vo. 119 pp. Folding plan. Howes J-203. Sabin 36479. Parrish & Willingham 5527. De Renne catalogue II, p. 634. Field 795 (incorrectly calling for 117 pages): "This work is the result of a personal examination of the aboriginal monuments of Georgia, aided by such fortuitous circumstances as seldom fall to the lot of the explorer. These were, the existence of great numbers of unexplored mounds near his residence, the possession of sufficient means to provide the manual labor for their exploration, and a large provision of the taste and zeal for archaeological discoveries, which only can give the requisite endurance of the tedious and often fruitless labor. Whatever Colonel Jones commences to investigate, he is satisfied with nothing less than completeness, of which quality of mind, his works are sufficient evidence." Head of title page clipped (7/8 in.), removing most of a stamp and perhaps an inscription. Disbound pamphlet. (#7644). Item #60418

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