Lot 53 of 175:
Mirror of Olden Time Border Life; a History of the Discovery of America  

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Title:
Mirror of Olden Time Border Life; Embracing a History of the Discovery of America Also . . . History of Virginia . . .also History of the Early Settlement of Pennsylvania . . .
Author:
Pritts, Joseph (compiler)
Place:
Abingdon, Virginia
Publisher:
S.S. Mile
Date:
1849
Description:

700 pages including a 10-page preface and table of contents. 14 b/w plates (8 full-page and 6 folding) plus 2 half-page illustrations. 8vo, quarter leather rebound with new endpapers.

Title continued: "To which are added, Personal Narratives of Captives and Escapes... Together with Numerous Sketches of Frontier Men." See Howes P622 and also Sabin 65719, which notes this edition has "some material omitted, and much more added" than a previous version published under a different title.

Donated by Kurt A. Sanftleben, Montclair, VA.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Clean pages; old gift inscription in pencil on title page; very good.
 
Item number:
244057
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