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Berkeley. A Discourse and View of Virginia 1663. Limited 250 Copies (1914).

Berkeley. A Discourse and View of Virginia 1663. Limited 250 Copies (1914).

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Limited edition of 250 copies.

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Berkeley, Sir William. A DISCOURSE AND VIEW OF VIRGINIA. Norwalk, Conn.: William H Smith, Jr., 1914.

Reprint of a rare tract first published in London 1663. Limited edition of 250 copies.

Original plain wrappers, slightly chipped about edges, some loss along backstrip. A very good copy.

CLARK: TRAVELS IN THE OLD SOUTH I, 34: "This is not a travel account in the ordinary sense of the term, but it is a good brief description of the climate, rivers, minerals, timber, agricultural products, and trade of Virginia, written by a man who was governor of the colony most of the time from 1642 to 1677."

 

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