Lot 188: Author: Minot, George Richards; Title: The History of the Insurrections, in Massachusetts, in the Year , and the Rebellion Consequent Thereon; Place Published: Boston; Publisher: James W. Burditt & Co.; Date Published: 1810; Description: 192 pp. (8vo) recent cloth, gilt leather spine label, untrimmed pages. Second Edition.The definitive work on Shays' Rebellion, an important event in creating support for the Constitution's promise of a stronger national government. The author helped found the Massachusetts Historical Society and was a prominent lawyer and judge. Evans 21259; Howes M 651; Sabin 49324; Jenkins 1748. Condition: Light wear to cloth; library stamp on title page, some foxing, a few dampstains to edges of pages; very good.
PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories
Thursday, 28th January 2016
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