[BALCH, Thomas, ed.]. Letters and Papers Relating Chiefly to the Provincial History of Pennsylvania, with Some Notices of the Writers. Phila.: Privately Printed, 1855. 1st ed. 2 vols. bound as one. cxxxviii; 312pp. Contemporary 3/4 gilt-ruled red morocco and marbled boards, gilt-decorated raised spine bands, compartments gilt, marbled endpapers, T.e.g. Very good. HOWES B-56. Sabin 2871. Usually cited as the Shippen Papers. The editor's copy with his name "by Thomas Balch" on the titlepage and his bookplate on the front pastedown. Obituaries of Joseph Swift pasted onto blank leaf.