AMERICAN JAMESTOWN FESTIVAL AND RELATED VOLUMES / RESEARCH MATERIALS, LOT OF 28, comprising "The 350th Anniversary of Jamestown, 1607-1957: Final Report to the President and Congress of the Jamestown-Williamsburg-Yorktown Celebration Commission", 1958, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC; "Report of the Virginia 350th Anniversary Commission, Jamestown Festival 1607-1957: House Document No. 32", 1958, Commonwealth of Virginia, Division of Purchase and Printing, Richmond, VA; a "Richmond Times-Dispatch" newspaper dated March 31, 1957, concerning the Jamestown Festival; two examples of "The Virginia Gazette", dated June 28, 1957, concerning the Jamestown Festival; Charles E. Hatch Jr., "Jamestown, Virginia: The Town Site and its Story", 1955, National Park Service cooperating with the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities; and twenty-one (21) publications of the Virginia 350th Anniversary Celebration Corporation, including E.G. Swem, et al, "A Selected Bibliography of Virginia, 1607-1699", William Abbot, "A Virginia Chronology 1585-1783", J. Paul Hudson, "A Pictorial Booklet on Early Jamestown Commodities and Industries", and Ben McCary, "John Smith's Map of Virginia: With a Brief Account of its History. Two hardcover, and remainder soft cover/paper wraps.
Very good condition overall, expected minor toning, some softcover examples with minor tears or losses to paper wraps, several with pencil/ink notations, primarily to the paper wraps, "Richmond Times-Dispatch" and "The Virginia Gazette" examples with moderate toning, and some minor tears, the "Richmond Times-Dispatch" additionally having moderate losses and tears to spine, "The Virginia Gazette" examples with early cloth reinforcement to spines.
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.