Albany: Joel Munsell's Sons, 1886. First Edition. Original cloth. Octavo. 446 + errata sheet pages. Very Good.
Good history of the development of the Virginia Colony during the Carolan period, based on rare printed documents of the period and unpublished papers in the British Museum, Her Majesty's Public Record Office, the Virginia Historical Society, and the counties of Accomac and Northampton. Part of "Neill's Series of Virginia History. " Edward Duffield Neill had been an assistant secretary to President Lincoln. HOWES #N45. Attractive volume bound in dark green cloth over boards with gilt-stamped spine, two-color title page, decorative head-pieces. Textblock was left rough cut at fore and bottom edges. Binding shows some mild extremity bumps with a few light rubs. Minor foxing to first and last few leaves.