New York. 1836. Two volumes. ,lxxx,-533;576pp. plus folding map. Original brown cloth, paper labels. Cloth soiled and stained, label on volume one chipped off, label on volume two rubbed and chipping. Edges of spine and corners bumped. Map with two small tears, fore-edge toned and scuffed. Light scattered foxing but internally quite clean. Modern bookplate to rear pastedown. About good. Item #WRCAM50089
An excellent collection of important and rare foundation works in the history of South Carolina. An interesting early attempt to bring together and reprint rare pamphlets for the history of a state. Begins with a brief description of the province of Carolina from 1666, originally printed for Robert Horne, and continues with over thirty additional works from the 17th and 18th centuries. With a handsome folding map of North and South Carolina, with inset plans of the principle towns. A storehouse of early works relating to South Carolina. HOWES C178.