Early History of New England; Being a Relation of Hostile Passages between the Indians and European Voyagers and First Settlers: and a Full Narrative of Hostilities, to the Close of the War with the Pequots, in the Year 1637; Also a Detailed Account of the Origin of the War with King Philip. With an Introduction and Notes

By: Mather, Increase; Drake, Samuel G.

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Limited edition, one of 270 copies. Boards rubbed with minor leather loss along corners. 1864 Half-Leather. xxxviii, 309 pp. Black leather spine & corners, marbled boards, gilt titles & rules, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. List of subscribers follows text. A reissue of Mather's New England history, originally published in 1677, with extensive footnotes and introductory material by Samuel G. Drake. Scarce in the trade, with no records of sale at auction in the last 40 years. Sabin 46675. Howes M-405.

Title: Early History of New England; Being a Relation of Hostile Passages between the Indians and European Voyagers and First Settlers: and a Full Narrative of Hostilities, to the Close of the War with the Pequots, in the Year 1637; Also a Detailed Account of the Origin of the War with King Philip. With an Introduction and Notes

Author: Mather, Increase; Drake, Samuel G.

Categories: Military, Colonial Era, Early Imprints, Americana,

Edition: Limited Edition

Publisher: Printed for the Editor / J. Munsell, Albany: 1864

Binding: Half-Leather

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 1956487

Keywords: AMERICANA AMERICAN HISTORY KING PHILIP'S WAR FIRST INDIAN WAR METACOM METACOMET REBELLION,