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Title:
The Charter Granted by Their Majesties King William and Queen Mary, to the Inhabitants of the Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New-England
ISBN: No ISBN
Book #: 009727

Author: Various/Unknown
Illustrator: n/a
Publisher: S. Kneeland
Place: Boston
Year: 1759
Edition: Edition Unstated

Book Cond.: Fair Condition
Jacket Cond.: No Dust Jacket
Binding: Hardcover
Size: 4to
Book Type: n/a
Signed: n/a

Description / Comments:
Size: 4to. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight. Printed by Order of His Excellency the Governor, Counsel and House Of Representatives. Original full leather with five raised bands on spine, tall quarto, 14 pages of the Charter bound in first; 24 pages The Table (an Index to the Acts and Laws), Acts and Laws, of His Majesty’s Province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England, [2], 403 pages, includes subsequent separately printed laws through 1761. Establishment of Berkshire County and the Town of Pittsfield are two of the Acts. Interestingly, Samuel Kneeland spelled his last name incorrectly on the title page (Keeeland). Leather is worn, wear at corners and spine ends, bow to boards, separation on each side head of spine, previous owner name and date 1890 in pencil on front free end paper, previous owner Joseph Blood of Townsend, Mass. wrote his name in ink on title page, probably from early 1800s (found in the book a small business card size piece of period paper on which Joseph Blood printed his name in beautiful penmanship). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Politics & Government. Inventory No: 009727.