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Jefferson's Notes on Virginia 1801  

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Notes on the State of Virginia

Jefferson, Thomas

New York

Printed by M.L. & W.A. Davis for Furman & Loudon



[4], 436, [blank], 56 pp. Folding table of the Indians in Virginia; map of the Ohio River near Pittsburgh. This edition with the appendix on the murder of Logan's family. (8vo) 20.7x12.5 cm (8¼x4¾"), period tree sheep, rebacked with tan calf, early morocco spine label. Third American Edition (so stated).

Early American edition of Thomas Jefferson's most important book, considered one of America's first permanent literary and intellectual landmarks. This edition  includes the appendix on the murder of Logan's family.  Lacks the the frontispiece portrait and the large engraved folding map of Virginia. Formerly in the public library of Beverley, Mass., with bookplate dated 1856, old inkstamps, removal from rear pastedown. Howes J78.

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Wear to corners; some foxing and soiling within, tape repair to front free endpaper, rear free endpaper detached; very good overall.

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