Sale 19BP01 | Lot 18

JEFFERSON, THOMAS Notes on the State of Virginia.

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps
JEFFERSON, THOMAS  Notes on the State of Virginia.

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Lot 18
JEFFERSON, THOMAS Notes on the State of Virginia.
Richmond: J. W. Randolph, 1853. "A New Edition" but the first to be printed in Virginia. Original cloth stamped in blind on covers and gilt lettered on spine. 8 3/4 x 5 inches (22.5 x 13 cm); folding map, 4 single-page maps, folding table, iv [4] 275 pp., ad leaf. Tissue backing to map repairing a long tear, this apparently the only restoration, foxing heaviest at first and last leaves, the front joint partially split and the hinge cracked, early ink signature to front free endpaper.
The first edition of Jefferson's Notes printed in Virginia. According to Sabin, the book was "Printed from President Jefferson's own copy of Stockdale's edition, containing many additions and corrections." Sabin 35908; Howes J78.

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Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $2,812 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $2,812 (includes buyer's premium)

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