An Historical Account of the Rise and Progress of the Colonies of South Carolina and Georgia. London: Alexander Donaldson, 1779.
2 volumes. xiv, 348; x, 310 pp. 8vo (200 x 125 mm). Period calf. Toning and spotting, volume 1 without blank b4, joints cracked.
FIRST EDITION. The author was an Englishman who was for several years a resident at Charlestown and gathered manuscripts there from which he produced the present account. Howes H452 ("earliest history of this region"); Sabin 31630.
Provenance: bookplates of George Livius [1743-1816].
Acquisition: Christie's New York, Jun 9, 1993, lot 462, $1,610.