Sketches of Some of the First Settlers of Upper Georgia, of the Cherokees and the Author

By: Gilmer, George R.

Price: $900.00

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Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Dull green cloth with Georgians (faded) on spine. Original spine was somewhat damaged, and book has been respined with much of the original laid down. Covers have been cleaned and binding secured. Original tissue guard on frontis. portrait of Gilmer has been replaced with a more recent one. Overall this copy is square and securely bound. A solid, repaired copy of this important Georgia book. Gilmer is still an entertaining read. He is one of the first to write about the early settlers north of Savannah and Augusta. He knew all the gossip. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 587 +ads pages; One of the basic works about the development of Georgia. Gilmer was not happy with this edition and hand corrected some of the copies that he gave to friends. This is not one of his edited copies but, nonetheless, a very attractive first edition. DeRenne II 571, Georgiana 42, Howes G 186.

Title: Sketches of Some of the First Settlers of Upper Georgia, of the Cherokees and the Author

Author Name: Gilmer, George R.

Categories: Georgia,

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Co.: 1855

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 15167

Keywords: North Georgia Cherokees Native Americans Biography Autobiography History Americana Georgia North Georgia