Lot 6
  • 6

Almon, John (editor)

1,200 - 1,800 USD
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  • printed book
A Collection of Interesting, Authentic, Papers, Relative to the Dispute Between Great Britain and America: Shewing the Cause and Progress of that Misunderstanding, from 1764 to 1775. London: Printed for J. Almon, 1777

8vo in half-sheets (8 1/8 x 4 7/8 in.; 205 x 125 mm). Title-page mended at inner margin, a few scattered light stains, a few headlines cropped. Calf antique, spine gilt with red morocco label, early red edges. Maroon morocco folding-case.


Acquisition: Bauman Rare Books


Adams, American Controversy 77-13; Church 1141; Howes A179; Sabin 951

Catalogue Note

First edition of Almon's uncommon compilation "of the principal Facts and Papers respecting the Dispute between Great Britain and America before the Commencement of Hostilities"—i.e., from the foment of the Stamp Act to Lexington and Concord.