Indian Treaties Printed by Benjamin Franklin, 1736-1762; With an Introduction by Carl Van Doren and Historical & Bibliographical Notes by Julian P. Boyd
Indian Treaties Printed by Benjamin Franklin, 1736-1762; With an Introduction by Carl Van Doren and Historical & Bibliographical Notes by Julian P. Boyd
Indian Treaties Printed by Benjamin Franklin, 1736-1762; With an Introduction by Carl Van Doren and Historical & Bibliographical Notes by Julian P. Boyd
Indian Treaties Printed by Benjamin Franklin, 1736-1762; With an Introduction by Carl Van Doren and Historical & Bibliographical Notes by Julian P. Boyd
Indian Treaties Printed by Benjamin Franklin, 1736-1762; With an Introduction by Carl Van Doren and Historical & Bibliographical Notes by Julian P. Boyd
Indian Treaties Printed by Benjamin Franklin, 1736-1762; With an Introduction by Carl Van Doren and Historical & Bibliographical Notes by Julian P. Boyd
Indian Treaties Printed by Benjamin Franklin, 1736-1762; With an Introduction by Carl Van Doren and Historical & Bibliographical Notes by Julian P. Boyd
Indian Treaties Printed by Benjamin Franklin, 1736-1762; With an Introduction by Carl Van Doren and Historical & Bibliographical Notes by Julian P. Boyd
Indian Treaties Printed by Benjamin Franklin, 1736-1762; With an Introduction by Carl Van Doren and Historical & Bibliographical Notes by Julian P. Boyd
Indian Treaties Printed by Benjamin Franklin, 1736-1762; With an Introduction by Carl Van Doren and Historical & Bibliographical Notes by Julian P. Boyd
Indian Treaties Printed by Benjamin Franklin, 1736-1762; With an Introduction by Carl Van Doren and Historical & Bibliographical Notes by Julian P. Boyd

Indian Treaties Printed by Benjamin Franklin, 1736-1762; With an Introduction by Carl Van Doren and Historical & Bibliographical Notes by Julian P. Boyd

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Van Doren, Carl; Boyd, Julian P. Indian Treaties Printed by Benjamin Franklin, 1736-1762; With an Introduction by Carl Van Doren and Historical & Bibliographical Notes by Julian P. Boyd. Philadelphia: The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1938. [7434]

Limited Edition. No. 79 of 500 copies printed.

16" tall folio in light brown cloth, brown leather title labels to spine, coat of arms device to front board, 11 3/4 x 16 inches. Binding shows soil spots from storage, a few small white ink drops to spine, library label near bottom; the binding is strong and without cracks or other damage. This comes from an historical society in Philadelphia, with minimal markings - spine label, red ink number stamp verso of tp, a few pencil call numbers within. End paper maps, tp printed in black & burgundy, 2 pp Map of Buck's County "Indian Walking Purchase, 1737" in aquatint. lxxxviii. pp. of historical introduction followed by 340 pp. of text and index. Sans slipcase. Good. Hardcover.

"The Brownell Photo-Lithograph Company produced the facsimiles of the treaties and the end paper maps in this volume. The Lewis Evans Map of the Walking Purchase was done in aquatone by Edward Stern & Company, Inc. The letter-press printing was by Patterson & White Company and the binding by Franklin Bindery. The title-page was designed by Richard Ellis, typographer of the Haddon Craftsman. Five hundred copies of this edition were printed and the type distributed. This copy is number 79." - colophon.

There are 13 treaties herein reproduced, as well as Conrad Weiser's Journal During the Albany Treaty of 1745, Benjamin Chew's Journal During the Easton Treaty of 1758, and James Pemberton's Journal During the Lancaster Treaty of 1762. The follows a Glossary, List of Subscribers, and the Index.