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Author: WATSON, JOHN FANNING. Title: Annals of Philadelphia, and Pennsylvania, in the olden time; being a collection of memoirs, anecdotes, and incidents of the city and its inhabitants, and of the earliest settlements of the inland part of Pennsylvania. Enlarged with many revisions and additions by Willis P. Hazard.
Description: Philadelphia, E.S. Stuart, 1887.3 volumes. Original cloth, spines gilt (spines discoloured). With numerous plates and illustrations. XVI,609; VII,633,(7); 524 pp.First published in Philadelphia in 1830. - With armorial bookplate of Boies Penrose II. - Classic history of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania with a tremendous amount of social and cultural history on the city and state from the founding through the 18th century. Including sections on events leading to the American Revolution, slavery, whaling, histories of local native American tribes and European settlers.- (With occasional annotations in the margins).Sabin 102140; Howes W 169.
Keywords: America North America U.S.A.
Price: EUR 165.00 = appr. US$ 179.33 Seller: Gert Jan Bestebreurtje Rare Books (NVvA/ILAB)
- Book number: 8144