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Americas.- [Hewatt (Alexander)] An Historical Account of the Rise and Progress of the Colonies of South Carolina and Georgia, 2 vol., first edition, vol.1 with blank leaf at end of preliminaries, contemporary ink inscription "J.Davies Hodson" to head of titles, foxed and browned, N4 in vol.1 defective at outer margin, contemporary calf-backed marbled boards, spines ruled in gilt with red morocco labels, rubbed, joints split, spine ends worn, [Sabin 31630], 8vo, for Alexander Donaldson, 1779.

⁂ Important account of early South Carolina and Georgia by a Scottish-born Presbyterian minister in Charleston, with references to immigration due to religious persecution, Native Americans and slavery.

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Americas.- [Hewatt (Alexander)] An Historical Account

Estimate £500 - £700Nov 21, 2019
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London, UK
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Auction Curated By:
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Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
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Dido Arthur
Private Press and Limited Editions