THE DREADFUL VISITATION IN A SHORT ACCOUNT OF THE PROGRESS AND EFFECTS OF THE PLAGUE, THE LAST TIME IT SPREAD IN THE CITY OF LONDON IN THE YEAR 1665 EXTRACTED FROM THE MEMOIRS OF A PERSON WHO RESIDED THERE, DURING THE WHOLE TIME OF THAT INFECTION...

Germantown: Printed by Chris Sower, 1763. Small 8vo. 16pp, scattered light to moderate foxing. Good+ in modern cloth.

This is the first American edition. "Abridged from his Journal of the plague year" [Austin]. Sower [1721-1784] took over his father's printing business in the 1750s. As a Bishop of the Dunkers, he was suspected of Loyalist sympathies; his property was confiscated during the Revolution.
ESTC W6026. Evans 9373. Austin 632. Hildeburn 1885. Item #36214

Price: $1,000.00

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