The history of the British Dominions in North America, 1773
The history of the British Dominions in North America, 1773
The history of the British Dominions in North America, 1773
The history of the British Dominions in North America, 1773
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BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108

The history of the British Dominions in North America, 1773

Estimate: 600 - 900 GBP

BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108

The history of the British Dominions in North America, 1773

Estimate: 600 - 900 GBP

Lot Sold:1,500GBP

Lot Details

Description

BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108


AMERICA

The history of the British Dominions in North America. London: W. Strahan and T. Becket, 1773


FIRST EDITION, 2 volumes bound in one, 4to (260 x 200mm.), folding engraved map, hand-coloured in outline, contemporary polished calf, spine gilt with Baillie’s golden fleece motif


The second volume has no title-page, apparently as issued.


LITERATURE:

ESTC T128717 (noting lack of title for volume 2); Sabin 32161


PROVENANCE:

George Baillie (1664–1738), engraved armorial bookplate applied posthumously; Hon. George Baillie (c.1721–1797), signature on title; thence by descent to the Earls of Haddington

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