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Lot 0430
Heading: (Vermont)
Author: Williams, Samuel
Title: The Natural and Civil History of Vermont
Place Published: Walpole, New Hampshire
Publisher:Isaiah Thomas and David Carlisle
Date Published: 1794
Description:


416pp. plus folding map. (8vo) 20.2x12.5 cm (8x5"), original full leather, leather spine label with gilt title, newer ffep.



Includes chapters on the natural resources, climate, vegetable production (with a scientific treatise on the effect of trees on the environment), natural history, native Indians, early settlement, relations with the neighboring states, social institutions and customs, government, and the American Revolution.  The attractive map of the state is by J. Whitelaw

Condition

Extremities worn; front hinge and map folds repaired; label on front pastedown; very good.

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The Natural and Civil History of Vermont, 1794

Estimate $300 - $500Aug 23, 2018
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
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