NOTES ON THE SETTLEMENT AND INDIAN WARS OF THE WESTERN PARTS OF VIRGINIA & PENNSYLVANIA from the Year 1763 until the Year 1783 Inclusive; Together with a Review of the State of Society and Manners of the First Settlers of the Western Country.

Wellsburgh, VA: Printed at the Office of the Gazette for the author, 1824. First edition. 12mo. (10), [v]-316 pp. Howes D-390: "Best of the many secondary sources on these border wars." Sabin 20490: "Interesting, authentic work, drawn from original sources." American Imprints 15990. Field 437: "Drawn from original sources, mostly of personal observations, or from actors in the Border Wars he depicts. No one except Withers has approached him in fidelity or exactness." Ayer 75: "Includes captivities of Mrs. Glendennin, John Carpenter, Col. Crawford, John Slover, and John and Henry Johnson." Streeter sale 1334. Eberstadt 135, 422. Haynes 5034. Thomson 331: "Considered of primary importance in collections of books relating to America." Persistent foxing, old light tideline through first leaves, names on endpapers, but a very good copy, much better than usually encountered. Original sheep (rubbed, spine ends a little chipped, front joint cracking), leather spine label. (10874). Item #64638

Price: $750.00

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