First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Item #046904
Contemporary paste paper wraps, worn and chipped at corners, spine torn, old ownership stamp to endpaper, partially untrimmed; a few minor marginal tears, scattered very minor browning, scattered creases; a nice unsophisticated copy. 128pp with folding map. Sabin 19370, Streeter 960, Howes P216
An abridgement of William Smith's "Brief View of the Conduct of Pennsylvania, for the year 1755" also published in 1756 translated and with additions usually attributed to Delaville. "It must have made good reading in France, especially because of the abbreviated and pungent way it was rewritten." (Streeter) Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Americana; Inventory No: 046904.