Bradford's History 'Of Plimoth Plantation.' From the Original Manuscript. With a Report of the Proceedings Incident to the Return of the Manuscript to Massachusetts. [Plymouth]

By: Bradford, William

Price: $45.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


1/2 inch tear to spine head, 2 inch split to front joint, but otherwise unusually well-preserved - binding tight, interior clean, bright, and unmarked. 1899 Hard Cover. lxxvii, 555 pp. 8vo. Original blue cloth gilt titles & rules. Frontispiece image of original bound manuscript, several portrait plates. A facsimile reproduction of Bradford's manuscript, detailing the voyage of the Mayflower and the settlement of Plymouth Plantation, including many of the hardships the early settlers faced. Bradford was a founding member of Plymouth Plantation and became its second governor. It remains an important early source for historians of colonial America, and was a strong influence on future writers of history and religion, most notably Cotton Mather. Included with this edition is an account of how the manuscript was returned to Massachusetts.

Title: Bradford's History 'Of Plimoth Plantation.' From the Original Manuscript. With a Report of the Proceedings Incident to the Return of the Manuscript to Massachusetts. [Plymouth]

Author: Bradford, William

Categories: Colonial Era, Americana,

Edition: Reissue

Publisher: Wright & Potter Printing Co.: 1899

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2290935

Keywords: AMERICANA AMERICAN HISTORY PLYMOUTH PLANTATION PLIMOTH WILLIAM BRADFORD MASSACHUSETTS COLONIAL AMERICA MA,