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    [Alexander Hewatt; George R. Gilmer]. Pair of Books on the Settlement of South Carolina and Georgia. London and Georgia: Various publishers, 1779-1926. Including first edition. [Alexander Hewatt]. An Historical Account of the Rise and Progress of the Colonies of South Carolina and Georgia. London: Alexander Donaldson, 1779. First edition. Volume two only. Octavo. 329 pages, last page misnumbered as "309". Later blue paper over boards backed in beige paper with printed paper spine label. Corners bumped and rubbed, moderate edgewear, dampstaining, rubbed and toned. Copy of Alexander Naysmith's portrait of Robert Burns to front pastedown with manuscript caption. Edges untrimmed, front flyleaf with ink notations pasted in seemingly from another volume, ink ownership to title page and endpapers, text block toned, worming affecting some text, burn damage to edges, dampstaining, pencil notes to front free endpaper verso, title page, and some margins. Good.

    [Together with]: [George R. Gilmer]. Sketches of Some of the First Settlers of Upper Georgia, of the Cherokees, and the Author. Americus, GA: Americus Book Company, 1926. Reprint. Octavo. Illustrated with frontispiece and map. 458 pages. Dark green cloth with gilt-stamped spine. Minor edgewear, head and foot of spine just pushed, somewhat rubbed. Minor foxing to endpapers. Offsetting to title page, minor foxing contained to margins and edges. Very good.

    Sabin 31630; Howes H452, G186. From the A. D. Andrews Collection of Southern and Natural History


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