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sent to kinge Edwarde the syxte." This leaf, although called for in the table of contents as f. 319 (error for 309), is very seldom found.- Catalogue.]
5475 Massachusetts. The General Laws and Liberties of the Massachusetts Colony. Revised and reprinted, by order of the General Court Holden at Boston, May 15, 1672, woodcut of the Colony arms on back of title, original sheepskin, m. e., in slip case, Cambridge (Mass.), printed by Samuel Green for John Usher, of Boston, 1672, folio (206)
[The present is the second publication of the Laws, the first having been issued in 1660. This copy consists of title; 170 pp.; the table (28 pp.) completing the main volume. Then follow some Session Laws of 15th May, 1672, pp. 1-6 and a blank leaf; Session Laws of 8th October, 1672 and 7th May, 1673, etc., pp. 7-12; Session Laws, 27th May, 1674, pp. 11-15.—Catalogue.]
5476 Massachusetts, or the First Planters of New England, the End and Manner of their coming thither and Abode there, in several Epistles, levant morocco extra, g. e., by W. Pratt, Boston, B. Green and J. Allen, 1696, small 8vo. (207)
Quaritch, £12 5477 Mather (Cotton). Late Memorable Providences relating to Witchcrafts and Possessions, clearly manifesting not only that there are Witches, but that good men (as well as others) may possibly have their lives shortened by such evil Instruments of Satan. The second impression, recommended by the Reverend Mr. Richard Baxter in London and the Ministers of Boston and Charlestown in New England, calf gilt, by F. Bedford, Tho. Parkhurst, 1691, small 8vo. (209) Maggs, £4 6s.
[The original edition was printed at Boston in 1689.Catalogue.] 5478 Mather (Cotton). Johannes in Eremo. Memoirs relating to the Lives of the ever-memorable Mr. John Cotton, Mr. John Norton, Mr. John Wilson, Mr. John Davenport, Reverend and Renowned ministers of the Gospel, all in the more immediate service of our Church in Boston and Mr. Thomas Hooker, Pastor at the Church at Hartford, morocco extra, g. e., by F. Bedford, Boston, Michael Perry, 1695, small 8vo. (210) B. F. Stevens, £5 10s. 5479 Mather (Cotton). Magnalia Christi Americana, or the Ecclesiastical History of New England from its first Planting in the year 1620 unto the Year of our Lord 1698, in Seven Books, folding map, morocco, g. e., by the Club Bindery, Thomas Parkhurst, 1702, folio (212) H. Stevens, £24
[With note by Mr. Lefferts, "Contains (inserted) the exceedingly rare original two leaves of 'Errata,' the only copy which I have been able to trace." Whenever found, these two leaves must of necessity be inserted as they were printed in America upon the arrival of copies of the book from England.-Catalogue.]
5480 Metcalf (Samuel L.) A Collection of some of the most interesting narratives of Indian Warfare in the West, containing an account of the adventures of Colonel Daniel Boone, .. to which is added an account of the expeditions of Generals Harmer, Scott, Wilkinson, St. Clair and Wayne, morocco, g.e., by F. Bedford, Lexington (Kentucky), printed by Wm. G. Hunt, 1821, 8vo. (216) Essex, £5 5s. 5481 Monardus (N.) Joyfull Newes out of the New Found World, etc., Englished by John Frampton, Merchant, black letter, woodcuts of plants, etc., morocco, g. e., first English edition, William Norton, 1577, 4to. (220) Edwards, £6 10s. 5482 Monardus (N.) Joyfull Newes out of the Newe Founde Worlde, etc., another edition, black letter, border to title, woodcuts of plants, etc., morocco extra, g.e., William Norton, 1580, 4to. (221) Grant, £6 2s. 6d.
[The second English edition considerably enlarged, containing three new books after folio 110, each of which had a separate title-page. There are two issues of this 1580 edition, one in which the pagination and register, after folio 162, are correct and continuous (except folio 174, which is wrongly numbered 166), and the other in which the pagination and register after 162 are very erratic. This copy is of the latter variety.-Catalogue.]
5483 Morton (Nathaniel). New England's Memoriall, or a brief Relation of the most Memorable and remarkable Passages of the Providence of God, manifested to the Planters of New England in America, with special reference to the first Colony thereof called New Plimoth ... published for the Use and Benefit of the present and future Generations, pp. 161-2, mended and a few letters missing, morocco, with doublure of green, inlaid with red, richly tooled in gold, preserved in a morocco slip case, Cambridge (Mass.), S. G. and M. J. for John Usher, of Boston, 1669 (224)
[This copy is said to have formerly belonged to the famous diarist, John Evelyn, and to bear his autograph signature and motto on the fly-leaf. The work is arranged chronologically, and is replete with particulars of the highest interest. The voyage of the "Mayflower" is given in detail, as also is the story of the landing and first settlement of the Pilgrims.-Catalogue.]
5484 New England. A Brief Narration of the Practices of the
Churches in New England. Written in private to one that desired information therein, by an Inhabitant there, a friend to Truth and Peace, morocco, g. e., by F. Bedford, Matth. Simmonds for John Rothwell, 1645, 4to. (230)
5485 New England. The Deplorable State of New England by Reason of a Covetous and Treacherous Governour and Pusillanimous Counsellors, with a Vindication of the Hon. Mr. Higginson, Mr. Mason and several other gentlemen from the Scandalous and Wicked Accusation of the Votes,
Ordered by them to be published in their Boston News-
[This copy wanted the dedication, signed "A. H.," from which the authorship has been attributed to Alexander Holmes, one of the subscribers to the memorial against Governor Dudley. A folding pedigree of the Dudley Family is inserted.-Catalogue.]
5486 New England's Ensigne, it being the Account of Cruelty, the Professor's Pride and the Articles of their Faith, signified in Characters written in blood wickedly begun, barbarously continued and inhumanly finished (so far as they have gone) by the present power of darkness possesst in the Priests and Rulers in New England, with the Dutch also inhabiting the same Land, . . . This being an Account of the sufferings sustained by us in New England (with the Dutch), 1657-8. With a Letter to John Indicot and John Norton Also the several late conditions of a Friend upon Road-Island, etc., morocco, g. e., T. L. for G. Calvert, 1659, 4to. (233) Quaritch, £33
[Contains the scarce leaf of errata. Written by Humphry Norton, John Rous and John Copeland. One Robert Hodgson, arrested for preaching in the streets of New Amsterdam, was brought before a magistrate named Gildersleeve, who sentenced him "to work two yeers at a wheelbarrow with a Negro, or pay or cause to be paid six hundred Gilders." He was not even suffered to speak in his own defence, but chained to the wheelbarrow and ordered to work.-Catalogue.]
5487 New Jersey. A Bill in the Chancery of New Jersey at the suit of John Earl of Stair and other Proprietors of the Eastern Division of New Jersey; against Benjamin Bond and some other persons of Elizabeth-Town distinguished by the name of the Clinker-Lot Right Men, 3 large folding maps engraved on copper by James Turner, half morocco, t. e. g., by the Club Bindery, Printed by James Parker in New York and a few copies are to be sold by him and Benjamin Franklin in Philadelphia, 1747, folio (235) Quaritch, £18 10s. 5488 New York. To all Whom these Presents may concern, 8pp., half green morocco, g. t., uncut, by the Club Bindery, Printed and sold by William Bradford in the City of New York, 1713, folio (236) H. Stevens, £10
[A scarce and interesting anonymous piece relating to the objections of the inhabitants to be taxed for the support of the English Government. It threatens chastisement if the revenue is not provided.-Catalogue.]
5489 Palmer (John). An Impartial Account of the State of New England, or the Late Government there Vindicated. In answer to the Declaration which the Faction set forth when they Overturned that Government. With a Relation of the horrible usage they treated the Governour with, and
his Council, and all that had his Majesty's Commission. In a Letter to the Clergy there, pagination of a few leaves cut into, morocco, g. e., by W. Pratt, Edward Poole, 1690, 4to. (242) Quaritch, £18 5490 Peters (Rev. S.) A General History of Connecticut from its First Settlement under George Fenwick, Esq. to its Latest Period of Amity with Great Britain, including a Description of the Country, etc. By a Gentleman of the Province, morocco, g.e., by Stikeman, in slip case, Printed for the Author, 1781, 8vo. (248) Essex, 5 10S.
[Very fine tall copy of the rare first edition. Catalogue.] 5491 Peters (Rev. S.) A General History of Connecticut from its First Settlement (etc. as in previous lot), another copy, morocco, tooled to a Grolier pattern, g.t., uncut, by Matthews, enclosed in slip case, Printed for the Author, 1781, 8vo. (249) B. F. Stevens, £15 5492 Pitman (Henry). A Relation of the Great Sufferings and Strange Adventures of Henry Pitman, Chyrurgion to the late Duke of Monmouth, containing an account . . Of his Tryal, condemnation and transportation to Barbadoes, uncut copy, corner of title mended, levant morocco, by Pratt, Andrew Sowle, 1689, 4to. (252) Essex, £5 15s.
5493 Proud (Robert). The History of Pennsylvania, in North America, from the original institution and settlement of that Province under William Penn in 1681 till after the year 1742, with an Introduction respecting the Life of William Penn, to which is added a brief Description of the said Province, etc., portrait and map, 2 vol., half morocco, g. t., uncut, Philadelphia, Zachariah Poulson, 1797, 8vo. (254) Edwards, £2 10s. 5494 Revolution. The History of the Origin, Rise and Progress of the War in America between Great Britain and her Colonies from its Commencement in the year 1764 to the time of General Gage's arrival in 1774, London, printed; Boston, reprinted by Thomas and John Fleet, 1780-Continued in separate volume. The History of the Rise and Progress of the War in North America from the Time of General Gage's Arrival at Boston, in May, 1774, London, printed; Boston, reprinted by Thomas and John Fleet, 1780
Then in a third volume. The History of the War in America between Great Britain and her Colonies, vol. ii., London, printed; Boston, reprinted by Thomas and John Fleet, 1780, together 3 vol., morocco, g. t., uncut, by Bedford, Boston (Mass.), 1780, 8vo. (261) Essex, £6 15s. 5495 Revolutionary Broadside. Boston, December 1, 1773. At a meeting of the People of Boston and the neighboring Towns at Faneuil Hall in said Boston on Monday the 29th of November, 1773, Nine o'clock a.m., and continued by adjournment to the next day for the purpose of consulting, advising and determining upon the most proper and effectual method to prevent the unloading, receiving or vending the
detestable Tea sent out by the East India Company, Part of which being just arrived in this Harbour, one page folio, folded and bound in full crushed levant morocco, Boston, Edes and Gill, 1773 (262) Quaritch, £28 [The famous Boston Tea-party. This broadside was printed by order of the meeting.-Catalogue.]
5496 Rogers (Major Robert). Journals of, containing an account of the several excursions he made under the Generals who commanded upon the Continent of North America during the late War, uncut copy, half morocco, gilt top, Printed for the Author, 1765, 8vo. (266) Edwards, £3 3s. 5497 Sanders (Daniel Clarke). A History of the Indian Wars with the first Settlers of the United States, particularly in New England. Written in Vermont, finely bound in morocco by F. Bedford, Montpelier, Vermont, Wright and Sibley, 1812, small 12mo. (267) Maggs, £11 5s.
[The excessively rare first edition, suppressed, it is said, on account of the scathing review, by Professor Hough, in "The Literary and Philosophical Repertory."-Catalogue.] 5498 Sanders (Daniel Clarke). A History of the Indian Wars with the first Settlers of the United States to the commencement of the late war, together with an appendix, not before added to this history, containing interesting accounts of the battles fought by General Andrew Jackson, with two plates, boards, uncut, in a levant morocco case, Rochester (N.Y.), printed by Edwin Scranton, 1828 (268) Samson, £5 5s. 5499 Sanderson (John). Biography of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence, engraved title-pages and a series of engraved portraits of the Signers, with facsimiles of their signatures, 9 vol., half morocco, g. t., uncut, by Alfred Matthews, Philadelphia, Maxwell and Pomeroy, 1823 (269) Maggs, £3 10s.
5500 Scot (George). The Model of the Government of the Province of East-New Jersey in America and Encouragements for such as Designs to be concerned there. Published for information of such as are desirous to be interested in that place, calf gilt, y. e., Edinburgh, printed by John Reid, 1685, small 8vo. (271) Quaritch, £56
[This copy had the leaf A before the title. It is of the second issue, with the paragraph on page 37 commencing "Where people find themselves straitned," etc.-Catalogue. 5501 Smith (Captain John). A Map of Virginia. With a description of the covntrey, the commodities, people, government and religion. Wherevnto is annexed the proceedings of those Colonies, since their first departure from England, etc., with the large folding map mounted on linen, engraved by William Hole, containing a picture of Powhatan holding a council, many leaves (mostly in the first part) mended in the headline, at the foot or in the back, one or two headlines slightly defective where mended, morocco super extra, rough g. e., by Rivière, Oxford, Joseph Barnes, 1612, 4to. (274) Quaritch, £120