Harrisonburg: Laurentz Wartmann, 1818. x,,409,pp. Contemporary calf, spine gilt, leather label, remnants of metal clasps. Binding lightly worn. Contemporary notation on endpapers. Light dampstaining to first and last few leaves, some light scattered foxing. A good, solid copy. Item #WRCAM47846
Johannes Braun (1771-1850), sometimes anglicized as John Brown, was a leading minister of the German Reformed Church in Rockingham and Augusta Counties. Though the titlepage indicates that it is the first volume, no more appear to have been published. Included among the sections is an essay on slavery and serfdom. "Largely concerned with slavery in Virginia" - Howes. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 43460. BOTTE & TANNHOF 2275. HOWES B726, "aa." HAYNES 2252.