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JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE FROM LONDON TO SAVANNAH IN GEORGIA. [and] A SHORT ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE OF JAMES FERGUSON… by  A.B. 1714-70 [and] William Ferguson F.R.S. 1710-76  George - First edition - from OLD WORKING BOOKS & Bindery (Est. 1994) (SKU: OWBJOU115249)

JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE FROM LONDON TO SAVANNAH IN GEORGIA. [and] A SHORT ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE OF JAMES FERGUSON F.R.S. Written by Himself. Volume VI [of] AUTOBIOGRAPHY. A Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing Lives Ever Published, Written by the Parties Themselves. With Brief Introductions, and Compendious Sequels Carrying the Course of Events to the Death of Each Writer.

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JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE FROM LONDON TO SAVANNAH IN GEORGIA. [and] A SHORT ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE OF JAMES FERGUSON F.R.S. Written by Himself. Volume VI [of] AUTOBIOGRAPHY. A Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing Lives Ever Published, Written by the Parties Themselves. With Brief Introductions, and Compendious Sequels Carrying the Course of Events to the Death of Each Writer.

by Whitefield, George, A.B. 1714-70 [and] William Ferguson F.R.S. 1710-76

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London: Whittaker, Treacher, and Arnot, Ave-Maria-Lane (W. [William] Clowes), 1829*. Illustrated by George Whitefield port frontis with tissue guard [no Ferguson]. First thus edition. c.1738 (Whitefield); c.1773 (Ferguson). Half calf over marbled boards, manilla endpapers, red speckled edges. 24mo (14.5cm). pp. [ii] ep, xi, [1] blank, 274, 25, [1] blank, [1] colophon, [1] blank [2] ep. Sequel. Very Good. Rubbed top joint with starting, rear joint rubbed at top half with edge and corner wear and mild scuff to boards. Light foxing to pastedowns and facing heavy endpapers (with additional heavy eps fine at both ends). Foxed tissue guard with leaching to title page top and Mr. W's mantle flaps and chest; text near fine. Whitefield has Editor's Preface, Introduction (biographical), and Preface of James Hutton [Editor], Temple-bar of August 18, 1738. Journals herein: Part I (London-Gibraltar), Part II (Gibraltar-Savannah) [aka London-Savannah in 2 Parts], three 'Continuations' -Savannah-London, -London-Georgia, and -Detained in England by the Embargo, then "Sequel" (to America, December 1737-August 1739). Ferguson has the bound Published by Hunt and Clarke, London 1826* title page with Introduction and Sequel. First published as "Select Mechanical Exercises with a Short Account of the Author written by himself". (Sabin 103541) ..

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Title
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE FROM LONDON TO SAVANNAH IN GEORGIA. [and] A SHORT ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE OF JAMES FERGUSON F.R.S. Written by Himself. Volume VI [of] AUTOBIOGRAPHY. A Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing Lives Ever Published, Written by the Parties Themselves. With Brief Introductions, and Compendious Sequels Carrying the Course of Events to the Death of Each Writer.
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Whitefield, George, A.B. 1714-70 [and] William Ferguson F.R.S. 1710-76
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Used
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Hardcover
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London: Whittaker, Treacher, and Arnot, Ave-Maria-Lane (W. [William] Clowes), 1829*.
Keywords
Religion-Methodist, Astronomy
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