The history and present state of Virginia, in four parts ...

Beverley, Robert, approximately 1673-1722

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  • Creator by a native and inhabitant of the place
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication London : Printed for R. Parker, at the Unicorn, under the Piazza's of the Royal-Exchange, MDCCV [1705]
  • Physical Details
    • [12], 104, 40, 64, 83, [1], 16, [4] pages, [16] leaves of plates (1 folded) : illustrations (engravings), table ; 20 cm (8vo)
  • OCLC ocm04522658


  • With an added engraved title page, which attributes this to R.B., i.e. Robert Beverley. Cf. ESTC.
  • Engraving signed: "S. Gribelin sculps".
  • Signatures: A⁴ a² B-G⁸ H⁴ Aa-Bb⁸ Cc⁴ A***-D***⁸ Aaaa-Dddd⁸ Ffff² chi⁸ *².
  • Folded leaf consists of a census: "Anno 1703. Taken from the lists of the preceding year".
  • Final errata page.
  • ESTC (online) T71491


  • (from t.p.). I. The history of the first settlement of Virginia, and the government thereof, to the present time -- II. The natural productions and conveniencies of the country, suited to trade and improvement -- III. The native Indians, their religion, laws, and customs, in war and peace -- IV. The present state of the country, as to the polity of the government, and the improvements of the land
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