THE SETTLEMENT OF GERMANTOWN, by Samuel W. Pennypacker - 1899
THE SETTLEMENT OF GERMANTOWN, by Samuel W. Pennypacker - 1899 Pennsylvania
The Settlement of Germantown and the Beginning of German Emigration to North America
by Samuel W. Pennypacker
Very scarce 1899 First Edition. One of 300 copies printed. Covers the early history of this historic area including contact and relations with the local Indians. Many individuals are noted along with businesses and topics such as slavery, communal life and the woman in the wilderness. 107 B&W illustrations including a map of Germantown in 1688. 310 pages with index. 7" by 10".
Published by: William J. Campbell. Philadelphia, PA. 1899.
Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD condition.
- First Edition.
- Features B&W frontispiece of author.
- Red cloth boards feature gilt symbol at center front gilt on spine.
- Perimeter lightly scuffed and soiled.
- Scuffing to head and tail of spine.
- Front pastedown shows a signature at top and a 6" by 1" paper cut out of a descirption of the book.
- Ffep missing.
- Front hinge partially cracked but firm.
- Brief note in pen on last page otherwise interior very clean.
- Binding tight.
- No writing, highlighting, underlining or other intentional marks.
- Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
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