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Title:
Journal of the Proceedings of the Congress, Held at Philadelphia, September 5th, 1774. Containing the Bill of Rights; A List of Grievances...

Author:
**

Place:
London

Publisher:
J. Almon

Date:
1775-1778

Description:
[2], 66 + [2] ad pp. 1775. [bound with] Extracts from the Votes and Proceedings of the American Continental Congress, Held at Philadelphia, on the Fifth of September, 1774... [4], 59 + [1] ad pp. 1774. [bound with] Journal of the Proceedings of the Congress, Held at Philadelphia, May 10, 1775... [4], 200 pp. 1776. * Journal of the Proceedings of Congress, Held at Philadelphia, From September 5, 1775, to April 30, 1776. [3]-202 pp. 1778. Together, 4 works bound in 2 vols. 8¼x5, modern half red morocco with old speckled boards, gilt-stamped seal of the Inner Temple on front boards, spine tooled & lettered in gilt, raised bands, new endpapers. English publication of these seminal proceedings, noted by Howes as "The forerunner of the Declaration of Independence." Howes E247; J263; J264. With old rubberstamps of the Inner Temble Library to title-pages, page edges, etc.

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Condition:
Wear to the boards; half-title of first item stained with corner missing, some dampstaining within, generally very good.


 
Item number:
123427
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