Lot 156: Hutchinson's History of the Colony of Massachuset's Bay

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:46:24

Lot 156: Author: Hutchinson, [Thomas]; Title: The History of the Colony of Massachuset's Bay, from the First Settlement Thereof in 1628, Until its Incorporation...; Place Published: London; Publisher: M. Richardson; Date Published: 1765; Description: iv, 566 pp. (8vo) contemporary calf, raised bands on spine, morocco spine label. Second Edition.Bookplate of Philip, Earl of Hardwicke on front pastedown. A rare and important piece of Americana by a governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay, including copies of primary documents - such as letters, commissions, addresses, and more - in the appendix. Condition: Light wear and tear to binding, mostly to spine; hinges cracked; some darkening of pages but very little foxing, very good or better. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $300-500
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