Lot 2 of 517:
A history by the USA's first professional female writer  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$180
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
An Abridgement of the History of New-England for the Use of Young Persons

Author:
Adams, Hannah

Place:
Boston

Publisher:
Etheridge & Bliss

Date:
1807

Description:

vi, [1], 6-184 pp. (12mo) calf lettered in gilt on black morocco spine label.  Second Edition. 

The author is considered the first female professional writer in the United States. Early ownership statement on front flyleaf.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
General wear including scuffs and rubbing to leather, carved initials on front board; front hinge starting, rear hinge repaired, some staining with a few small tears to pages including chips to front free endpaper; about very good.


 
Item number:
298764
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