BACON'S REBELLION: THE CONTEMPORARY NEWS SHEETS. Harry Finestone.

BACON'S REBELLION: THE CONTEMPORARY NEWS SHEETS.

  • Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, (1956).
  • 8vo.
  • quarter cloth, paper-covered boards
  • 40, (2) pages

Price: $25.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 114268

Reprint of two English newspaper accounts of Bacon's Rebellion in the colony of Virginia. Led by Nathaniel Bacon, the rebellion resulted from an accumulation of grievances against Governor Sir William Berkeley. Two accounts of the rebellion with a note on the texts by the editor. Includes a facsimile of a contemporary map of Virginia and a bibliographical note. Ornament on the title page is from the bookplate of Sir Francis Bacon, Nathaniel's ancestor. Presentation from the editor on the free endpaper. Fading along top of front cover.