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AMERICAN COLONIAL VIRGINIA HISTORY AND RELATED VOLUMES, LOT OF TEN, including Conway Robinson, "Abstract of the Proceedings of the Virginia Company of London, 1619-1624", 1888/1889, Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, VA, two volumes, black cloth boards with paper labels to spines; W.E. Carson, "Historic Shrines of Virginia", 1933, published by the State Commission on Conservation and Development, Richmond, VA, presumed first edition, brown paper wraps; and Sallie Southall Cotton, "The White Doe, or, The Legend of Virginia Dare", 1901, printed for the author by J.B. Lippincott Co., Philadelphia, PA, red cloth boards with white lettering and decoration.
Robinson example with loss of front board and most of spine to Volume I, Volume II with moderate wear to boards/spine, staining to label, each volume with moderate toning to interior, Carson example good overall, expected toning, wear and minor tears to wraps, interior with expected toning, a tear to front pastedown, and some stains to back pastedown, Cotton example with moderate wear and some minor losses to boards/spine, interior with expected toning, otherwise generally clean, remainder in fair or lesser condition, with moderate wear and some tears or losses to boards, interiors with toning and some foxing, one unspecified example with significant tear to spine, some staining and foxing throughout, and pencil notations to cover.
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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Robinson example with loss of front board and most of spine to Volume I, Volume II with moderate wear to boards/spine, staining to label, each volume with moderate toning to interior, Carson example good overall, expected toning, wear and minor tears to wraps, interior with expected toning, a tear to front pastedown, and some stains to back pastedown, Cotton example with moderate wear and some minor losses to boards/spine, interior with expected toning, otherwise generally clean, remainder in fair or lesser condition, with moderate wear and some tears or losses to boards, interiors with toning and some foxing, one unspecified example with significant tear to spine, some staining and foxing throughout, and pencil notations to cover.

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AMERICAN COLONIAL VIRGINIA HISTORY AND RELATED VOLUMES,

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2177 Green Valley Lane
Mt. Crawford, VA 22841
United States
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