76 pages, 4to (8¾ x 7¾) neatly written in a fine calligraphic hand in a blank book of 40 leaves, paper watermarked "G.R. [device] J.Whatman," several pages neatly detached." /> [PENNSYLVANIA]. [DUCHÉ, Jacob (1738-1798)]. "AMICUS PENNSYLVANIAE." Manuscript of Duche's blank-verse history of the colony of Pennsylvania (published by Franklin & Hall, 1766), here entitled "An Attempt (by way of Amusement) to sketch out Some of the Particulars relating to the Rise and Progress of Pennsylvania, by A Native of Philadelphia," Preface signed "Amicus Pennsylvaniae," dated at end: "Philadelphia, May 1765." <I>76 pages, 4to (8¾ x 7¾) neatly written in a fine calligraphic hand in a blank book of 40 leaves, paper watermarked "G.R. [device] J.Whatman," several pages neatly detached.</I> | Christie's