Lot 35 of 613:
Printed by the printer of the Declaration of Independence  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$300
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
A Sermon Preached in Christ-Church, Philadelphia, [For the Benefit of the Poor] by Appointment of and Before the General Communication of Free and Accepted Masons of the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday December 28, 1778...

Author:
Smith, William

Place:
Philadelphia

Publisher:
John Dunlap

Date:
1779

Description:

35, [1] pp. (12mo) 19.5x12 cm (7¾x4¾") disbound. First Edition.

Errata pasted to verso of second leaf. Dedicated to George Washington. The printer John Dunlap is best known as the first to print the US Declaration of Independence. Sabin 84668; Evans 16526. OCLC lists 16 copies but not copies appear in auction records since 1918.


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Condition:
Disbound, outer leaves browned and lightly worn, library duplicate stamp on final leaf; very good.


 
Item number:
285822a
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