The Chronology and History of the World

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by John Blair. The Chronology and History of the World: From the Creation to the Year of Christ 1753, Illustrated in LVI tables; of Which IV are Introductory & Include the Centurys Prior to the Ist Olympiad, and Each of the Remaining LII Contain in One Expanded View, 50 Years or Half a Century. London: Printed in the year 1754.

Evidence for Inclusion in Wythe's Library

Listed in the Jefferson Inventory of Wythe's Library as Blair's Chronology. fol. and kept by Thomas Jefferson. Later sold by Jefferson to the Library of Congress.[1] Both the Brown Bibliography[2] and George Wythe's Library[3] on LibraryThing list this title as the one intended by Jefferson's entry.

Description of the Wolf Law Library's copy

Ours is pretty.


  1. Sowerby 134
  2. Bennie Brown, "The Library of George Wythe of Williamsburg and Richmond," (unpublished manuscript, May, 2012) Microsoft Word file.
  3. LibraryThing, s. v. "Member: George Wythe," accessed on April 28, 2013,