January 15, 2020 01:00 PM EST Asheville, North Carolina


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Lawson's History of Carolina, 1714 and 1860

[The History of Carolina; Containing the Exact Description and Natural History of that Country: Together with the Present State thereof. And A Journal Of a Thousand Miles, Travel'd thro' several Nations of Indians. Giving a particular Account of their Customs, Manners, etc.] by John Lawson (1674?-1711), London: W. Taylor and J. Baker, 1714, with folding engraved black and white map, bound in full blind stamped leather with five raised bands and morocco spine label; [The History of Carolina] by John Lawson, Raleigh: Strother & Marcom, 1860, bound in three quarter leather over marbled boards, with four raised bands and morocco spine label, Sabin 39452; Howes L155; Lawson surveys the land, the possibility for settlement, and the native plants and animals, and emphasizes the Indian inhabitants of the region, and includes a vocabulary

Provenance:Collection from an Important American Family

Condition:

1714 edition with corners bumped, wear at extremities, one small closed tear on map, probably rebacked, front board detached, the 1714 edition is lacking the engraved animal plate; 1860 edition with rubbing to marbled paper boards, some wear at extremities, scattered light foxing to text

Estimate: $6,000 - $9,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$11,070
01/15/2020

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