Douglass | Summary, Historical and Political.. of the British Settlements in North-America, 1755, 2 volumes
Douglass | Summary, Historical and Political.. of the British Settlements in North-America, 1755, 2 volumes
Douglass | Summary, Historical and Political.. of the British Settlements in North-America, 1755, 2 volumes
Douglass | Summary, Historical and Political.. of the British Settlements in North-America, 1755, 2 volumes
Douglass | Summary, Historical and Political.. of the British Settlements in North-America, 1755, 2 volumes
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PROPERTY OF THE TRUSTEES OF THE SANDYS TRUST, LOTS 109-122

Douglass | Summary, Historical and Political.. of the British Settlements in North-America, 1755, 2 volumes

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

PROPERTY OF THE TRUSTEES OF THE SANDYS TRUST, LOTS 109-122

Douglass | Summary, Historical and Political.. of the British Settlements in North-America, 1755, 2 volumes

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Lot Sold:1,125GBP

Lot Details

Description

PROPERTY OF THE TRUSTEES OF THE SANDYS TRUST, LOTS 109-122


DOUGLASS, WILLIAM

Summary, historical and political, of the first planting, progressive improvements, and present state of the British Settlements in North-America. Boston, New- England, printed, London re-printed for R. Baldwin, 1755


2 volumes, 8vo (200 x 120mm.), large folding engraved map hand-coloured in outline, 8pp. advertisements at end, contemporary speckled calf gilt, scattered spotting, slight wear to map, spines delaminating and starting, lightly rubbed


"An exact reprint on the Boston edition of 1749, with the addition of the map. Although at the end of vol. 1 there is 'Place the map to face the title of vol.1.,' no copy has yet been found, in its original state with the map" (Sabin).


LITERATURE:

ESTC T145903; Sabin 20727


PROVENANCE:

Lord Sandys, armorial bookplate (probably Edwin Sandys, 2nd Baron Sandys, 1726–1797)

Condition Report

Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.

 

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Saleroom Notice

Please note that the upper cover of volume one is detached
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