Sm 8vo., ,iv,566pp, Contemporary leather is warn and lacking label. Hinges cracked but still together. Inside has some foxi Reference: Howes H 853 with same pagination as the 1764 edition. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The History of the Colony of ...
Publisher: M. Richardson
Publication Date: 1765
Illustrator: Not Illustrated
Book Condition: FR/No Dustjacket
Edition: 2nd Edition.
Book Description Printed for M. Richardson, London, England, 1760. Hardcover. Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good. 2nd Edition. iv, 566 pages; appendix; 3/4 leather binding, wear to the corners, red leather label on spine. Leather repair to the spine Second edition with added material. Thomas Hutchinson (1711-1780) was the Royal governor of Massachusetts from 1758 to 1774. This history of the colony is regarded as informative, but somewhat hard to read. Very good clean copy. Bookseller Inventory # 13634
Book Description Boston: Thomas & John Fleet, 1764 & 1767, 1764. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Volume I has the SEAL and SIGNATURE of Hutchinson. Rebound in half leather (Sennett, NY). Marbled boards and endpapers, with gilt lettering on spine, five raised bands. Top edge gilt (dulled). Volume II chipped at top of spine, with amateur repair. Three top corners worn through to boards. Staining visible on bottom of side edge of both volumes. First 50 pages of Volume I have some mild staining at the top of the pages, near the spine, and 25 pages at the rear have staining at the top of the spine, darker and longer for the last 10 pages. Volume II has some light staining and bubbling at the bottom of the pages. Some darkening to pages, with only very light occasional foxing. Solid, tight binding. Volume I has two previous owner names and dates (1904 and 1934). Top right corner of title page of Volume II has a rectangular piece cut away at the top right corner, 1/4 inch by 1 1/2 inch. Lieutenant-Governor Hutchinson was the last governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Volume I, 566 pages, Volume II, 539 pages. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 3006