HISTOIRE NATURELLE ET POLITIQUE DE LA PENSYLVANIE, ET DE L'ESTABLISSMENT DES QUAKERS DANS CETTE CONTRÉE
by [Rousselot de Surgy, Jacques Philibert]
Paris, 1768. xx,372,pp. plus folding map. Half title. 12mo. Contemporary mottled calf, ornate gilt tooled spine. Light shelf wear. Quite clean internally. A handsome copy. This primary work on the political and natural history of Pennsylvania and the establishment of the Quakers is based on German translations of Peter Kalm's RESA TILL NORRA AMERIKA and Gottlieb Mittelberger's REISE NACH PENNSYLVANIEN IM JAHR 1750. The introduction mentions several other works as useful sources. A nice Pennsylvania item, and quite scarce. SABIN 73490. HOWES R471, "aa."
(Inventory #: WRCAM45390)
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