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First Settlers of Virginia, an Historical Novel

DAVIS, John].

Publication Date: 1825
From G.S. MacManus Co., ABAA (Bryn Mawr, PA, U.S.A.)

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[DAVIS, John]. The First Settlers of Virginia, an Historical Novel, Exhibiting a View of the Rise and Progress of the Colony at James Town, a Picture of Indian Manners, the Countenance of the Country, and Its Natural Productions. 19th-century 3/4 gilt-ruled brown morocco and marbled boards, raised spine bands, compartments gilt. Wilmington, DE: Printed for Simon Kollock, 1825. Third edition. Shaw & Shoemaker 20270. Weglin, p.18. Not in Wright. Scarce in this edition, Worldcat locates 11 copies. With the bookplate of noted book and print collector Joseph Y. Jeanes. The first fictional account of the Pocahontas legend, first printed for the author in 1805 as Captain Smith and Princess Pocahontas; this expanded version appeared in the same year, with "A Memoir of the Author" at pp. 275-284. Charles Brockden Brown is quoted in the preliminary reviews. Light scattered foxing, else very good. Bookseller Inventory # 66350

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Title: First Settlers of Virginia, an Historical ...

Publication Date: 1825

Binding: Hardcover

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