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Premier Auction - Session II - March 25, 2023

Sat, Mar 25, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 859

The History and Present State of Virginia

Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
In Four Parts by Robert Beverley, London: R. Parker, 1705, with 14 engraved plates (plus frontispiece) by S. Gribelin, fold out letterpress table, bound in full leather, cover with blindstamped decoration, five raised bands, in cloth covered clamshell case

Note: Howes B410, Sabin 5112; Howes states: "After John Smith, the first account of this colony, the first one penned by a native and the best contemporary record of its aboriginal tribes and of the life of its early settlers"


light wear to extremities, some scuffs, lifting, and curling to leather (especially at edges), a few holes/losses to leather at blindstamped decoration and at spine, scattered light staining throughout
Private Collection, Richmond, Virginia