1849 1ed Colonial New York O’Callaghan Illustrated Quakers Settlements MAPS

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“The chief storehouse of material on the history of Colonial New York!” (Larned)

Edmund Bailey O’Callaghan was a 19th-century Irish-born journalist who is most-remembered for his iconic work on the history of New York. This work, “Documentary History of the State of New York” is one of the most important historical works on New York and covers early colonial Americana through the 19th-century.

 

These large, impressive tomes cover a wide variety of topics including slave census, state of the Anglo-American church, discussions on Quakers and Moravians, voyages of Gideon Hawley, Chaplain’s expeditions, and the Dutch settlements in New York. It features important illustrations depicting city views, architecture, set up of forts and city walls, maps, town roads.

 

This work is the first edition under a new title. According to Larned, this work is

“a collection of miscellaneous documents, correspondence and other material relating to the colonial history of New York, published by the state after being collected and arranged by one of its leading archivists. Special attention may be called to the ‘Leister Papers’ and ‘Johnson Papers’ in v2 to the various papers on ecclesiastical relations. This series is one of the chief storehouses of material on the history of colonial New York.”

 

 

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1849 1ed Colonial New York O’Callaghan Illustrated Quakers Settlements MAPS

 

“The chief storehouse of material on the history of Colonial New York!” (Larned)

 

Edmund Bailey O’Callaghan was a 19th-century Irish-born journalist who is most-remembered for his iconic work on the history of New York. This work, “Documentary History of the State of New York” is one of the most important historical works on New York and covers early colonial Americana through the 19th-century.

 

These large, impressive tomes cover a wide variety of topics including slave census, state of the Anglo-American church, discussions on Quakers and Moravians, voyages of Gideon Hawley, Chaplain’s expeditions, and the Dutch settlements in New York. It features important illustrations depicting city views, architecture, set up of forts and city walls, maps, town roads.

 

This work is the first edition under a new title. According to Larned, this work is

“a collection of miscellaneous documents, correspondence and other material relating to the colonial history of New York, published by the state after being collected and arranged by one of its leading archivists. Special attention may be called to the ‘Leister Papers’ and ‘Johnson Papers’ in v2 to the various papers on ecclesiastical relations. This series is one of the chief storehouses of material on the history of colonial New York.”

 

Item number: #18180

Price: $499

 

O’CALLAGHAN, Edmund Bailey

 

The documentary history of the State of New York.

 

Albany: Weed, Parsons, 1849. 1st edition

 

Details:

  • Collation: 2 volumes
    • 1 – vi, [2], 786, [2]
      • 13 illustrations, including 10 folding maps
      • Publisher’s error: Wanting p.65-80, replaced with text from “Transactions of the N.Y. State Agricultural Society…” Vol. VIII, 1849.
    • 2 –
      • Documentary History, Volume 2: [10], 1009, [1]
      • A Short Treatise on Steam: [1010]-1038
      • The Original Steamboat: [1039]-1125, [1]
      • Description of the Settlement …: [1127]-1168
      • Description of the Genesee Country: [1169]-1211, [3]
      • 16 illustrations (including two folding maps)
    • References: Larned 1085; Howes O 17 (not this ed)
    • Provenance: Handwritten
      • B. Sedgwick, 1849
        • Charles Baldwin Sedgwick (1815–1883) was an American lawyer and politician from New York who served as a member of the United States House of Representatives for New York’s 24th congressional district from 1859 to 1863. In 1865, Sedgwick performed a eulogy at Hanover Square after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
      • Geo. Geddes, 1894
        • George Geddes (1809–1883) was an American engineer, agronomist, historian and politician from New York. He was one of three state senators instrumental in the passage of the 1848 New York State law permitting women to hold property independently of their husbands, the first of its kind in the United States. He served on the New York State Senate’s Indian Affairs committee and wrote articles about Iroquois history and archaeology. He was also a moderate abolitionist.
      • Language: English
      • Binding: Hardcover; tight and secure
        • Brown cloth
      • Size: ~9.25in X 6.25in (23.5cm x 16cm)

 

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18180

Categories

Americana, American History

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

O’CALLAGHAN, Edmund Bailey

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete