Book Details


Notes on the State of Virginia
Published: Philadelphia, 1794
Description: 2nd American edition of Jefferson’s only book-length work. It was written by Jefferson in response to questions posed to him by François Barbé-Marbois, the Secretary of the French Legation in Philadelphia. Detailed descriptions of all aspects of the state, including population, climate, religion, topography, etc. Also contains chapter detailing Native American tribes in Virginia, including charts.
Condition/Repair: Joints cracking, needs rebacking. Paper repair needed to fold-out chart. Significant water damage/mold throughout volume – remove mold.
Donation Needed: $175.00