Philadelphia, (PA): Printed by Simon Probasco, 1821. Second American, from the Tenth London Edition, in which is included the posthumous volume, containing "The History of Virginia, to the Year 1688"; and of "New England, to the Year,1652". 8vo. Two volumes: 306; 293 pp. With a 1958 American Robertson family related inscription in each volume, accompanied by the presenter's eight pages of manuscript notes, covering endpapers in both volumes, being genealogical and historical information concerning various Robertsons. Cf. Sabin 71796. Howes R-358: "Most highly regarded secondary source of its time." American Imprints 6655. Recipient's bookplate on pastedown of volume one. Text age-toned, several signatures heavily foxed, ink notes on title pages. Later half-sheep (rubbed) and marbled boards, leather spine labels ("Robertson's History of Virginia"), with the binder's ticket "Bound by / Meister & Smethie / 105-107 Governor St. / Richmond, VA" on the front pastedown. (10968). Item #64631

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