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AMERICAN HISTORICAL VIRGINIA HISTORY VOLUMES, LOT OF FOUR, including John Esten Cooke, ed., "My Lady Pokahontas: A True Relation of Virginia. Writ by Anas Todkill, Puritan and Pilgrim", 1907, Houghton, Mifflin and Co., Boston, brown cloth boards with dark brown lettering and decoration; J.E. Davis, "Round About Jamestown", 1907, published by the author, Hampton, VA, green cloth boards with gilt lettering, retains fold-out map; and James Otis, "Richard of Jamestown", 1910, American Book Co., New York, green cloth boards with red/black lettering and decoration.
Described examples in very good condition overall, expected minor wear to boards/spines, a few minor stains, interiors generally clean, with expected minor toning, "Round About Jamestown" example with remnants of bookplate and some pencil/pen notations to front pastedown/end paper, fold-out map with a crease, and some minute tears to outer edge; unspecified example in poor condition, with losses to interior including title page and some pages of text, front board detached but present, lacking spine.
Provenance: From the research library of Ivor Noel Hume, O.B.E., F.S.A., Williamsburg, VA.
Catalogue Note: Ivor Noel Hume (1927-2017), O.B.E. (Order of the British Empire), F.S.A. (Fellow, Society of Antiquaries), was a distinguished scholar, author, and former director of the Department of Archaeological Research at Colonial Williamsburg.

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Described examples in very good condition overall, expected minor wear to boards/spines, a few minor stains, interiors generally clean, with expected minor toning, "Round About Jamestown" example with remnants of bookplate and some pencil/pen notations to front pastedown/end paper, fold-out map with a crease, and some minute tears to outer edge; unspecified example in poor condition, with losses to interior including title page and some pages of text, front board detached but present, lacking spine.

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AMERICAN HISTORICAL VIRGINIA HISTORY VOLUMES, LOT OF

Estimate $50 - $100Jun 22, 2018