NOTES ON THE STATE OF VIRGINIA

Philadelphia, (PA): Printed and sold by Prichard & Hall, 1788. First American edition. 8vo. (4), 244 pp. Eye-draught map of Madison's cave, tables [lacks folding plate listing Indian tribes]. Howes J-78. Sabin 35897. Sowerby 4167 (for the first edition, a 30-page entry). Verner 1788. Larned: "A Comprehensive and very valuable description of the natural history, economic resources, and social condition of Virginia, drawn up in the form of answers to queries presented by Barbé de Marbois." Persistent light foxing, lacking the folding plate, a good solid copy. Contemporary calf (rubbed, spine ends and joints partly eroded), leather label and gilt ornaments on spine . (10884). Item #64602

Price: $2,500.00

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