Lot 1416: Prophet James Smith Buck THE CHRONICLES OF THE LAND OF COLUMBIA COMMONLY CALLED AMERICA 1876 Antique American History & Theology War Of 1812 Revolution Slavery Amelakites Native Indians
22 October 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: The Chronicles, of the Land of Columbia, Commonly Called America. From the Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers, to the Second Reign of Ulysses the I. A Period of Two Hundred and Fifty-two Years. In Which is Given, a Short Account of the Settlement of the Country, the Wars with the Amelakites That Formerly Occupied the Land, the Introduction of Slavery, the Formation of the Different Political Parties in Consequence of That, and the Emigration to Our Shores, from the Realms across the Waters; the Name of Each Chief Ruler, and His Councelors, the War of the Revolution, of Eighteen Hundred and Twelve, and the Great Rebellion; in Ancient Form. By the Prophet James. Book I.
Author: James Smith Buck
Publisher: Published by F. W. Stearns
Binding Style: Hardcover
Width: 9.25" Height: 9.25"
Book Details: This unusual history of the United States is written in the style of Biblical scriptures. Interestingly, the sometimes-lengthy footnotes are written in standard English.
Condition / Notes: This antique volume is bound in gray pebbled cloth covers with stamped gilt lettering on the front cover. The exterior shows light rubbing and soiling. The hinges are cracked. The pages show mild age toning and foxing/spotting.
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