Beschreibung von Sud=Carolina. Aus dem Englischen und mit anmerkungen und zufassen des ueberfesers begleitet. Mit einem Charte

Weimar, Germany: Im verlage des Z.G. privil. Landes=Industrie=Comptoirs, 1808. First German edition ("Forms part of Vol. 35 of the 'Bibliothek de Neuen Reisebeschreibungen,' Weimar, 1808'" - Sabin). 8vo. x 406 pp. Folding map of South Carolina, in-text tables, one folding table. A translation of John Drayton's A View of South Carolina (Charleston, 1802). Drayton (1766-1822), Governor of South Carolina, 1800-1802, and 1808-1810, published the American edition this work, "a valuable descriptive work which was probably inspired by Jefferson's 'Notes on Virginia'" (DAB), in 1802. Howes D-492. Sabin 20915. Turnbull I, p. 439. Last few leaves somewhat frayed at the edges, but a good untrimmed copy in its original binding. Orig. drab wrappers (lacking rear wrapper, spine partly eroded), paper label with manuscript title (rubbed and eroded). (#8356). Item #61262

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