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Massachusetts; New England; Americana]; Hutchinson Mr. [Thomas]
HISTORY OF THE COLONY OF MASSACHUSETS-BAY, From the First Settlement Thereof in 1628, Until Its Incorporation with the Colony of Plymouth, Province of Main, &cc. By the Charter of King William and Queen Mary, in 1691. By Mr. Hutchinson, Lieutenant-Governor of the Province [with] .From the Charter of King William and Queen Mary, in 1691 Until the Year 1750 [with] .From the Year 1750 Until June, 1774 [with] A COLLECTION OF ORIGINAL PAPERS RELATIVE TO THE HISTORY OF THE COLONY OF MASSACHUSETS-BAY
London [and] Boston For M. Richardson [and] By J. Smith [and] John Murray [and] Thomas and John Fleet 1760 [i.e. 1765][and] 1768 [and] 1828 [and] 1769. Together four volumes. A combined set of First Editions. Volumes I and II are the First Editions printed in England issued just after the American edition, Volume III is the posthumously published First Edition and first printing, Volume IV, the PAPERS, is the very scarce First Edition and printing. 8vo, uniformly bound in fine antique three-quarter green calf over marbled boards, each spine with blind ruled raised bands and two red morocco labels gilt lettered and gilt ruled, back and corner-pieces gilt ruled, marbled end-leaves. The bindings likely done for James J. Higginson, of the noteworthy Thomas Wentworth Higginson family, renown throughout New England and Massachusetts for important involvement in the social, political and literary worlds. His neat engraved bookplate is found in each volume. [iii], iv, 566; [iv], iv, 539; iv, 551; [ii], ii, 576 pp. A very handsome and well preserved set, internally all very fresh with only a very minor bit of toning, the volume printed in America with a bit more of the mild occasional spotting as is typical with the paper used, the binding very handsome and sturdy, the spine panels sometime restored expertly and sympathetically and exactly matching the calf of the corner pieces, a little evidence of age-wear to the board corners and edges. A VERY HANDSOME RARE UNIFORM COLLECTION OF FIRST EDITIONS OF HUTCHINSON'S HIGHLY IMPORTANT IN DEPTH HISTORY OF THE FIRST 146 YEARS OF BOSTON AND … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. [Newburyport, MA, U.S.A.]
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