Lot 28 of 175:
Foote's Sketches of Virginia  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$192
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Title:
Sketches of Virginia: Historical and Biographical
Author:
Foote, Wiliam Henry
Place:
Philadelphia
Publisher:
Willliam S. Martien
Date:
1850
Description:

568 pages. 8vo, original blind debossed cover with gilt spine title. First Edition of the first series.

Although Foote wrote this volume at the request of the Presbyterian Church in Virginia, it is also a chronicle focusing on the history of the Scotch-Irish and early American political development as well as a religious study that records the growth of Virginia churches. There is considerable information on the events and personalities of the Revolutionary War. 

Donated by Kurt A. Sanftleben, Montclair, VA.

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Condition:
Sound binding with intact hinges; light wear and lightly sunned spine.
 
Item number:
244058
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