Title: 1712 History of Virginia Beverley Native ...
Publisher: Amsterdam, C. Jordan, 1712.
Publication Date: 1712
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: 1st Edition
1712 History of Virginia Beverley Native American Indians Colonial Jamestown 15 INCREDIBLE Engravings VERY RARE! See photos Robert Beverley, Jr. (c. 1667 – 1722) was a historian of early colonial Virginia, as well as a planter and political figure. He was born in Jamestown and died in King and Queen County, Virginia. Beverley's most notable work is his History and Present State of Virginia, published originally in London in 1705, which documents the history of early life in the Virginia colony. The earliest history of Virginia after John Smith's and the first account written by a native of the colony. It is considered to be the best contemporary record of the aboriginal tribes and of the life of the early settlers, and is notable for "its tonic originality, shrewd observations, and humorous commentaries upon the foibles of the Southern planter. We do not find any other Jordan printings of this same famous work for sale anywhere else! However, we do find similar early 18th-century printings for sale for nearly $1,700! Main author: Robert Beverley Title: Histoire de la Virginie, contenant l'histoire de son etablissement, de son gouvernement d'apresent, ses productions, la religion, les loix & les coutumes des Indiens naturels, tant dans la guerre que dans la paix, & l'etat present du pays a l'egard de la police & de l'agriculture. Published: Amsterdam, C. Jordan, 1712. Language: French Notes & contents: • 15 incredible illustrated engravings o Native American Indians in canoe o Canoe making o Hunters, bows and arrows o Costumes and clothing o Fishermen o Women and children o Homes, dwellings o Food preparation o Tabernacle and worship o Burials and rituals • Charts and tables FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Binding: tight and secure leather binding Pages: complete with all 433 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such Illustrations: 15 plates including the frontispiece Publisher: Amsterdam, C. Jordan, 1712. Size: ~6.5in X 4in (16.5cm x 10cm) Photos available upon request. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-18313773614
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