Yorktown and Gloucester Town, 1755 Virginia Signed & Inscribed. York River
Views of Yorktown and Gloucester Town, 1755. In the Library of the Mariners’ Museum. Newport News, Virginia. By E. G. Swem, Librarian Emeritus William and Mary College. Museum Publication No. 14. Reprinted from The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 54, No. 2, 1946. The Mariners’ Museum, Newport News, Virginia. 1946. Printed by Old Dominion Press, Richmond, Virginia. 1,000 copies - April 1946. 8 pages illustrated with two folding plates. 9-3/8 x 6-1/8 inches. Printed wraps (soft cover). Cover lightly soiled, contents clean. Signed in ink on the title page by the author: “Compliments of E. G. Swem.” Also signed in ink at the top of the titled cover “Nina Taliaferro Saunders / Warrington / Gloucester Co. / Virginia / E. G. S.” - - -
Dr. Earl Gregg Swem (1871 - 1965) was an American historian, bibliographer and librarian.
Nina Taliaferro Saunders is the daughter of Confederate General William Booth Taliaferro of Gloucester, Virginia.