Baxter, James Phinney; Levett, Christopher
Title Christopher Levett of York, the Pioneer Colonist in Casco Bay. [with] A Voyage into New England, Begun in 1623. and ended in 1624. (The Gorges Society. V.)
Binding Trade Paperback
Book Condition Very Good
Edition Limited Edition
Publisher Portland, Maine The Gorges Society 1893
Seller ID 1981566
Portland, Maine: The Gorges Society. 1893. Limited Edition. xii, 166 pp. Original wrappers. One of 200 copies. The last book published by The Gorges Society (one of only five publications), combining a biography of one of the earliest Maine colonists with his original 1628 memoirs. These include firsthand accounts of Native Americans, the countryside, and detailed descriptions of how Levett prospered. Not in Howes. Second work included is reprint of the 1628 original - with a facsimile of the title page - Sabin 40751, which he describes as 'A tract of the greatest rarity.' Illustrations of: York, England; The Church of St. Michael le Belfry; Title page of Voyage into New England; Map of Old York; Levett Genealogy. KEYWORDS: AMERICANA AMERICAN HISTORY STATE HISTORIES MAINE ME UNITED STATES COLONIES COLONIAL CASCO BAY CHRISTOPHER LEVETT Condition Notes: Limited edition (unnumbered). Spine lightly creased with a few faint splits to backstrip, minor loss from spine head and edges.