HISTORICAL LETTERS, Including a Brief but General View of the History of the World, Civil, Military, and Religious, from the Earliest Times to Year of Our Lord 1820.

Georgetown, DC: Published by Joseph Milligan (Jacob Gideon, Jun., Printer, Washington City), 1821. Second edition, expanded (first published Richmond, 1812). 12mo. vii, 290, (5, subscribers list) pp. Sabin 14904 (this edition only). American Imprints 5039. Sowerby 138 (the 1812 edition): "This letter [from Jefferson to Colvin] is quoted in full [in the 1821 edition]." Six neat excised names from subscribers list (five affecting names on other side of leaf), contemporary owner's name and later bookplate on endpapers, otherwise very good. Contemporary tree calf (front joint rubbed), gilt rules and ornaments and leather label on spine. (11224). Item #65367

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