The Resource The writings of "Colonel William Byrd, of Westover in Virginia, esqr", edited by John Spencer Bassett ; illustrated

The writings of "Colonel William Byrd, of Westover in Virginia, esqr", edited by John Spencer Bassett ; illustrated

Label
The writings of "Colonel William Byrd, of Westover in Virginia, esqr"
Title
The writings of "Colonel William Byrd, of Westover in Virginia, esqr"
Statement of responsibility
edited by John Spencer Bassett ; illustrated
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1674-1744
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Byrd, William
Illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
F229
LC item number
.B9696 1901
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1867-1928
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bassett, John Spencer
  • De Vinne Press
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Byrd, William
  • Byrd, William
  • Byrd family
  • Byrd family
  • Virginia
  • North Carolina
  • Virginia
  • North Carolina
  • North Carolina
  • Virginia
  • Mines and mineral resources
  • Private libraries
  • Boundaries
  • Travel
Label
The writings of "Colonel William Byrd, of Westover in Virginia, esqr", edited by John Spencer Bassett ; illustrated
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Publication
Note
  • One of an edition of 500 copies on specially made paper and l5 copies on imperial Japanese vellum paper
  • "The original of the catalogue was bought by Willaim Mackenzie, esq., from N. G. Dufief, bookseller, and bequeathed by him ... to the Library Company of Philadelphia. The present copy is itself a copy of a copy made for the late T. H. Wynne and now owned by Mr. R. A. Brock of Richmond, through whose kindness I am able to make this reprint ... It was probably made in 1777 just before the library was sold [and] ... was printed ... Dec. 19, 1777 ..."--Editor's note, p. 413
  • The library consisted of "near 4000 volumes in all languages and faculties ... great part ... in elegant bindings."
Bibliography note
Has index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Introduction: The Byrd family in Virginia -- History of the dividing line [between Virginia and North Carolina] run in the year 1728 -- Appendix [documents]. A journey to the land of Eden [on the Dan and Irvin rivers] anno 1733. A progress to the mines in the year 1732. Miscellaneous letters -- Appendix A.A catalogue of the books in the library at Westover belonging to William Byrd, Esq. -- Appendix B. Genealogy
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
lxxxviii, 461 pages, [4] leaves of plates
Lccn
02001125
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, 1 portrait
System control number
  • (OCoLC)03497451
  • (OCoLC)ocm03497451
Label
The writings of "Colonel William Byrd, of Westover in Virginia, esqr", edited by John Spencer Bassett ; illustrated
Link
Publication
Note
  • One of an edition of 500 copies on specially made paper and l5 copies on imperial Japanese vellum paper
  • "The original of the catalogue was bought by Willaim Mackenzie, esq., from N. G. Dufief, bookseller, and bequeathed by him ... to the Library Company of Philadelphia. The present copy is itself a copy of a copy made for the late T. H. Wynne and now owned by Mr. R. A. Brock of Richmond, through whose kindness I am able to make this reprint ... It was probably made in 1777 just before the library was sold [and] ... was printed ... Dec. 19, 1777 ..."--Editor's note, p. 413
  • The library consisted of "near 4000 volumes in all languages and faculties ... great part ... in elegant bindings."
Bibliography note
Has index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Introduction: The Byrd family in Virginia -- History of the dividing line [between Virginia and North Carolina] run in the year 1728 -- Appendix [documents]. A journey to the land of Eden [on the Dan and Irvin rivers] anno 1733. A progress to the mines in the year 1732. Miscellaneous letters -- Appendix A.A catalogue of the books in the library at Westover belonging to William Byrd, Esq. -- Appendix B. Genealogy
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
lxxxviii, 461 pages, [4] leaves of plates
Lccn
02001125
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, 1 portrait
System control number
  • (OCoLC)03497451
  • (OCoLC)ocm03497451

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