Letters Written from New-England, A. D. 1686...To which are described his voyages by sea , his travels on land, and the characters of his friends and acquaintances.

Boston: Prince Society, 1867.

With Notes and and Appendix by W. H. Whitmore. xxiv, 340pp. 8vo, contemporary 3/4 brown morocco, rubbed, edges of corners worn. Boston: Published for the Prince Society by T. R. Marvin, 1867. First Edition

One of 150 numbered copies with the autographed initials of W. H. Whitmore. Author, a London bookseller and author, stayed in Boston for eight months in 1686. He visited several other communities in Massachusetts, including Cambridge and Salem. "Interesting picture of New England life in the seventeenth century, but chiefly plagiarized from Josselyn, Mather and others." Howes D-581.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Good
Edition: First
Language: English

Price: $400.00

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