Virginia Historical Portraiture, 1585-1830
Virginia Historical Portraiture, 1585-1830
Virginia Historical Portraiture, 1585-1830
Virginia Historical Portraiture, 1585-1830
Virginia Historical Portraiture, 1585-1830
Virginia Historical Portraiture, 1585-1830
Virginia Historical Portraiture, 1585-1830

Virginia Historical Portraiture, 1585-1830

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Weddell, Alexander Wilbourne, Ed., Virginia Historical Portraiture, 1585-1830. Richmond, Va: The William Byrd Press, Inc. , 1930. First And Limited Edition, Being #883 Of 1000 Printed., Elegant Pigskin Binding, Elephant Folio (14X10.5"), Fine / N.A., Xxxi, 527 Pp. Small Amount Of Spotting On Front And Rear Boards, Spine Lightly Darkened, Else Fine. Seal Of The Colony Of Virginia Gilt Embossed On Front Board And Virginia State Seal Gilt Embossed On The Rear. There Is A Fold Out Facsimilie Map, Printed On High Grade Paper, Of John Smyth's 1606 Map Of Virginia Located Just Before The Index. The Hinges Are Reinforced In This Beautiful Behemoth. Most Likely Not A Repair But A Nod To The Magnitude Contained Therein, Contains A Splendid Evocation Of The Great Families And Notables Of Virginia From The Colonial Period Through The Early Days Of The Commonwealth - Quite The Distinctive Book Indeed. Very Collectible This One; And A Shear Joy To Persuse.