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A Relation of Maryland

it was amazing 5.0  ·  Rating details ·  2 Ratings  ·  1 Review
A reproduction of a 1635 book "printed to attract adventurers to settle in the newly-founded Province of Maryland. It is one of the most elaborate of the promotion tracts written on behalf of an American colony." - from the foreword.
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Published 1966 by Readex Microprint
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tENTATIVELY, cONVENIENCE
Apr 24, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: history, geography
Utterly fascinating. I wish I had more bks like this in my library. This is probably as close as I'll ever come to reading primary source material from almost 400 yrs ago. This 1635 bk is reproduced complete w/ original typeface & version of English. Ever wonder what a Jesuit wd've written to try to entice settlers to the east coast of North America way back 140 yrs before it became the United States? Well, this is the bk for you! The natives are written about in a fairly friendly & fair ...more
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