Notes on The State of Virginia

1. Notes on The State of Virginia, written largely in 1781 published in Paris and then London in the format of a series of questions and answers to in part refute the then current “scientific” thought advanced by Buffon and others that the flora and fauna of the Americas were necessarily degenerate when compared to that of Europe, published in 1788, Prichard and Hall,  Philadelphia, 1st American Edition. F230.J47 (7 3/4” x 5” x 1”) Rare Very Good.


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