Historical letters, : including a brief but general view of the history of the world, civil, military, and religious, from the earliest times to the year of our Lord 1820. / By John B. Colvin, Esq.

; Milligan, Joseph, publisher ; Gideon, Jacob, 1779-1864, printer ; Pleasants, Samuel, 1770-1814, copyright holder ; March, John, binder
Second edition. [One line of quotation]. Georgetown, D.C. : Published by Joseph Milligan. Jacob Gideon, Jun. printer, Washington City., 1821.

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Other Authors Gideon, Jacob, 1779-1864,
March, John,
Milligan, Joseph,
Pleasants, Samuel, 1770-1814,
Subjects World history.
Description vii, [1], vi, [1], 8-290, 5, [1] pages ; 17 cm.
Copyright Date 1821.
Notes "Originally pub. in a newspaper at Richmond, Va."
"Subscribers' names."--[5] pages at end.
Copyright Nov. 16, 1811 by Samuel Pleasants.
References: Sabin 14904; Shoemacker 5039.
Text in English.
Bound in red leather over boards; spine stamped and ruled in gold; flower border around covers; marbled endpapers; bookplate of W Lloyd Wright; inscription on preliminary leaf: "Ex libris Jos A. J. Laurence, Printed by the publisher Mr. Joseph Milligan, Georgetown, D.C., 1821." Copy bound by Milligan DGW LOCAL
Citation Early Amer. bookbindings from the Papantonio coll. (2nd edition), 42
Shoemaker 5039
Genre Authors' presentation inscriptions (Provenance)
Dentelle bindings (Binding)
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Network Numbers (OCoLC)191251910
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Colvin, John B., -1827.
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