A Journal of Transactions of the Trustees For Establishing the Colony of Georgia In America: ... A Journal of Transactions of the Trustees For Establishing the Colony of Georgia In America: ...

A Journal of Transactions of the Trustees For Establishing the Colony of Georgia In America

Perceval, John (Earl of Egmont); Jones, Charles C. Jr. (preface)

Published by Mrs. George Wymberley-Jones DeRenne, Wormsloe, 1886
Condition: Very good Hardcover
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Tall quarto. [1], x, 493pp., [1]p limitations page, [2]. Navy blue cloth hardcover with black lined borders on covers and gilt stamped title on spine. Light blue floral patterned end sheets. Top edge gilt. Untrimmed foredge. Light scattered foxing and toning to front and rear end sheets. Inscription written on the front blank end sheet is to; "Julius L. Brown Esq., with compliments of Charles C. Jones. Jr. Augusta Georgia November 22nd 1886." This is a very scarce book limited to 49 copies. John Perceval (Earl of Egmont) 1683-1748, next to James Oglethorpe, was one of the most responsible individuals in the beginnings of the Province of Georgia. In 1732 Perceval was instrumental in obtaining from the Crown a charter to Colonize the Province of Georgia in America, and was chosen the first President of the Board of Trustees selected to inaugurate and supervise the colonization. That same year John Perceval was advanced to an Earldom in the Irish peerage. Julius L. Brown (1848-1910), to whom this book was inscribed, was the brother of the Civil War Confederate Governor of Georgia Joseph E. Brown. He was a prominent Atlanta attorney. Bookseller Inventory # 7037

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Title: A Journal of Transactions of the Trustees ...

Publisher: Mrs. George Wymberley-Jones DeRenne, Wormsloe

Publication Date: 1886

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition.

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